Poland, Ireland and the Baltic States have presented the European Commission with a proposed new sanctions package on Russia, according to a PAP source.
The partial mobilisation announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin shows that Russia is weak, Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, said in an interview with a US public television station that aired on Wednesday.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has welcomed comments by Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, conceding that the EU should have listened to Poland about the threat posed by Russia.
Rescue services from Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic states have appealed to the EU to include Ukraine in the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
Nato’s defence of the Baltic States and Poland will be immediate and on a large scale, if they come under attack, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said.
The US should establish permanent military bases on the eastern Nato flank, including in Poland, Romania and the Baltic states, General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the US House of Representatives' armed forces committee on Tuesday.
Poland and the Baltic states will receive EUR 25 million in EU funding to strengthen their eastern borders following an about-face by Brussels on money for border security.
The presidents of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have issued a statement expressing concern at Russian historical revisionism and in particular the possible closure of the 'Memorial' international historical and civil rights society.
Litgrid, the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator, has completed the LitPol Link extension project between Lithuania and Poland.
Polish President Andrzej Duda at a UN General Assembly session on Tuesday accused Belarus of staging a hybrid attack against Poland and the Baltic states.