Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz spoke on Friday with his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei and drew attention to, among other issues, the need to release political prisoners. He also stated support for independence, reported the MFA.
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A Polish epidemic aid convoy with 300 tonnes of face masks, disinfectants, medicines and respirators for Belarus reached the Belarusian capital Minsk on Friday. .
Poland, in cooperation with the European Commission, will aid Belarus in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic; a convoy of 44 trucks with protective gear is expected to set off from Poland on Thursday, Poland's Permanent Representation to the EU has said.
After surviving German anti-partisan operations and Majdanek, Aleksandra Barysawa was sent to Auschwitz with her mother.
A Polish transport of antiseptics, face masks and medicines for Belarus reached the country's Grodno region and its capital, Minsk, on Friday. The aid was brought to Belarus by Polish firemen.
Polish and Belarusian air forces will carry out a joint exercise in Poland's southern city of Krakow on Wednesday in preparation for the 2021 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championship to be held in Belarus and Latvia and the 2023 European Games to be held in Krakow.
Poland and Belarus signed an agreement on cross-border water cooperation in Bialowieza, western Poland, on Friday, under which the two countries will exchange information and cooperate in managing fires and floods, Polish Waters has said.
President Andrzej Duda on Monday in Warsaw met with youth of Polish origin from the East. Adressing his guests in the Presidential Palace, Duda said they were Poland's ambassadors in their respective communities.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has named a new ambassador to Poland - Uladzimir Chuszhau. Handing him the nomination, the President Lukashenko warned Poland "not to flex its muscles."