The EU affairs ministers of Poland, Estonia and Lithuania have backed the EU's proposal to set a USD 60 price cap per barrel on Russian oil.
Poland has agreed to support an EU proposal to set a USD 60 price cap per barrel on Russian oil, Poland's ambassador to the EU has said.
Poland has blocked a European Commission proposal to cap the Russian oil price at USD 65 per barrel, EU diplomatic sources in Brussels have told PAP.
The head of EU diplomacy has called on Belarusian authorities to refrain from any further involvement of the country in aggression against Ukraine, heeding such a call to do so from Poland.
EU member states on Wednesday started working on the seventh package of sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, the Polish ambassador to the EU has said.
Poland has demanded the EU to impose stricter sanctions on Russia, to embrace gas, crude oil, banks, services, IT and overland/maritime transport, according to a PAP source.
Andrzej Sadoś, Poland's ambassador to the EU, has told PAP that he is counting on the quick adoption of the latest EU sanctions package against Russia which was presented by the European Commission on Friday.
Poland has been garnering support among EU member states to impose a duty on Russian oil delivered through pipelines, as part of a new package of sanctions.
According to PAP sources, Poland has put forward proposals to strengthen the draft conclusions for the EU summit on Russia's aggression against Ukraine, which will be held in Brussels at the end of May.
At an EU conference in Brussels, Poland has declared over EUR 2.1 million in aid for Syrians in connection with the war there and highlighted its support of Ukrainian war refugees.