Poland's prime minister said on Saturday that many in the EU had now realised gas was not only important to Moscow as a source of financing but was also a matter of the "dependence of Europe."
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has appealed to the European Commission and Western European countries to develop a roadmap towards achieving "the desired independence from Russian oil, natural gas and coal".
Poland has joined forces with other EU countries to push the European Commission into banning mink farming in Europe because of the Covid threat the animals pose to humans and wildlife, the Ministry of Agriculture has told PAP.
A map published by LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday on social media named Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia and Cyprus as ‘green countries’ where no test was needed to get in.
A number of EU member states have expressed solidarity with Poland after a recent spate of cyber-attacks against Polish politicians, the Polish ambassador at the EU has said.
Poland has received good news from its Danish partners concerning the stalled work on the natural gas pipeline between the Norwegian sector of the North Sea and Poland - it will be resumed - said Poland's climate minister on Saturday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has talked to the Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, about the recent setback to Poland's strategic gas pipeline that the Danish environmental agency has stalled.
Poland's flagship energy security project, the Baltic Pipe, which runs from Norway’s gas deposits and across Denmark and the Baltic seabed, is not threatened in the long run by a Danish decision to halt construction, the prime minister has said.
The European Commission has said it is ready to step in and help solve a problem threatening the completion of a pipeline that will bring Norwegian gas to Poland, a Commission spokesman told PAP on Wednesday.
Marcin Przydacz, a deputy foreign minister hopes that the Danish government will reconsider a suspended environmental permit for a section of a top priority gas pipeline running from Norway to Poland.