The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, paid a visit to Warsaw on Thursday during which he met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, with Senate and Sejm (lower house) EU affairs committees also on his agenda.
Polish Minister for European Affairs Konrad Szymański and the UK's Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Christopher Pincher met on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation, security issues and the situation of Poles in the UK and UK citizens in Poland.
French President Emmanuel Macron, who started his visit to Poland on Monday, said that a new era is opening after Brexit and the European alliance must strengthen in order to be able to function in an uncertain world and respond to European challenges.
The EU will be losing an important economy and an important partner in internal policy, said the Polish president's chief aide, Krzysztof Szczerski, in an interview with PAP and the Radio Information Agency (IAR) on Friday.
Great Britain, due to officially leave the European Union at midnight CET, will continue to be Poland's key partner after the exit, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday.
Despite leaving the EU, the United Kingdom will remain an important trade partner for the EU and a key European ally in NATO, European Affairs Minister Konrad Szymański said on Friday, hours before the official EU-UK divorce scheduled for midnight CET.
Poland wants to change the European Union so that other countries do not follow the path of Great Britian, due to officially leave the bloc at midnight CET, Deputy PM and Minister of State Assets Jacek Sasin said on Friday.
Poland's Finance Minister Tadeusz Koscinski has met with British officials in London to discuss development of global markets, strengthening Polish-British trade relations, Brexit, enhancing cooperation between tax services and counteracting VAT fraud.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told a press conference in Brussels on Friday that the political situation in Great Britain has "clarified" and that unfortunately it will come to Brexit.
Only 38 percent of Poles living in the UK have applied to stay there after Brexit while most of them are considering returning to Poland, the daily Rzeczpospolita wrote on Monday.