The migration crisis, the situation in Belarus and measures against the Covid-19 epidemic dominated Thursday talks in Brussels between EC head Ursula von der Leyen and the prime ministers of Visegrad Group (V4) countries Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday after a meeting of V4 representatives with EC President Ursula von der Leyen that "we have presented our proposal of an aid plan for Belarus," and added "it has been received very well at this stage."
As many as 71 percent of Poles believe their country should support the democratic aspirations of Belarusians while only 20 percent believe Warsaw should remain neutral in Minsk's domestic conflict, according to a survey by the CBOS pollster.
The secret inauguration ceremony of Alexander Lukashenko for his sixth term as President of Belarus shows that his presidency is a problem, and Lukashenko is aware of this, presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski said on Wednesday.
A non-democratic election cannot result in the recognition of a thus-chosen president, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday, commenting on reports about the swearing in of Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko.
A president elected in a non-democratic election cannot be recognised as a legal head of state, the Polish Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday responding to earlier reports about the swearing in of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.
Poland and the EU need to react immediately to the developments in Belarus after the country's President Alexander Lukashenko repeatedly used brutal force against protesters, Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz wrote in the British daily The Independent.
The presidents of Poland, Lithuania, and Romania have appealed to the EU to enlarge its aid package designed to help a democratic economic transformation of Belarus.
Motorcyclists from all over Poland gathered near the Polish-Belarusian border crossing in Kuznica, eastern Poland, on Sunday, to display their solidarity with the Belarusian people.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki expressed indignation on Twitter on Saturday at the news that Belarusian authorities had taken a child away from pro-democracy activists and put him in care.