The Polish government will soon submit a formal request to Germany asking it to agree to the transfer of some of Poland’s German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
The German foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, has said her country will not object if Poland decides to hand over some of its German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine
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Poland has supported German calls for the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute Russian war crimes in Ukraine.
Germany's Federal Foreign Office has said again, in a comment on the details of Poland's recent diplomatic note on reparations for its wartime occupation by Germany, that the topic is a closed issue for the German government.
Poland's claim for reparations for WWII damages from Germany was one of the topics of Thursday's talks between the Polish and German presidents, Andrzej Duda and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Duda's aide has said.
In accordance with the rules of diplomacy, Poland is waiting for an official German reaction to a diplomatic note on a World War Two reparations claim that Warsaw sent to Berlin on Monday, the Polish foreign minister has said.
Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland's ruling conservative party, has called Germany’s dismissal of Polish attempts to claim reparations for WWII damages as “an attempt to build a barricade” that would have to be overcome.
Germany's foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, has said the matter of Poland's World War Two reparations claim is closed from Berlin's point of view.
Germany should play a leading role in building security and defending peace, including in Ukraine, Poland's foreign minister has said during a visit to Berlin.