Claims by the Polish ambassador to France that Poland could "enter the conflict" in Ukraine is just a warning about what may happen if Ukraine loses the war, the Polish government's spokesman has said.
A Pole has been wounded in Ukraine, the Polish ambassador to the country has confirmed.
A new temporary housing centre, financed by the Polish government, has been opened in Novoselivka near Chernihiv for internally displaced Ukrainians after Russia's invasion of their country.
Up to 20,000 Ukrainians will be offered shelter in temporary shipping-container towns, established by the Polish government, the Polish ambassador to Kyiv has told PAP.
As Putin prepares siege on Kyiv, Bartosz Cichocki, who is the only western ambassador to stay in the Ukrainian capital, warned ‘hundreds will die’ without the necessary help.
The Polish Embassy in Ukraine on Saturday criticised Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Kateryna Zelenko for her comments regarding the commemoration of controversial Ukrainian national heroes.
The Polish and Israeli ambassadors to Ukraine, Bartosz Cichocki and Joel Lion, on Thursday criticised the authorities of Lviv and Kiev in Ukraine for honouring Ukrainian nationalist leaders known for anti-Semitic and anti-Polish attitudes.
Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Bartosz Cichocki declared on Monday that Poland will cooperate with France and Germany to de-escalate tension in the Sea of Azov and for Russia's return to observing international law.
In 2017, arms exports from Poland amounted to 472.2 million euros, 23% more than the previous year. The country’s Strategic Defence Review now foresees spending a total over 1 trillion złoty on defence up to 2032.
It is possible that Poland will take steps towards Russia either on a national level or in a coalition of countries in response to the attempted murder of former Russian agent Sergei Skripal, PAP was told on Thursday by Deputy Foreign Minister Bartosz Cichocki.