Polish ruling party and main opposition grouping MEPs have told PAP that the EU should stop issuing tourist visas to Russians until Russia halts its invasion of Ukraine.
Poland is not moving for no visas to be given to any Russians, only on a halt to issuing "classic tourist visas," a deputy foreign minister has said.
Poland wants an EU-level ban on visas for Russian tourists, a deputy foreign minister has said.
Both Poland and the Czech Republic strongly oppose President Vladimir Putin's attempts to restore the Russian Empire, the Polish defence minister said after talks with his Czech counterpart.
Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has written in German daily Die Welt that while EU member states are supposedly equal, there is a de facto oligarchy in place whereby the strongest countries exert power.
Poland will pursue its own interests and will not bend to any "foot stamping" by Brussels, Poland's prime minister said on Wednesday
In late October or early November, Poland will submit its first application for EU funding under the bloc's Recovery and Resilience Facility, the prime minister said on Wednesday.
Poland will apply the principle of reciprocity in relations with Brussels and will enforce its rights as an EU member, a spokesman for Law and Justice, Poland’s ruling party, has said in reference to attempts to block European funds for Poland.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, is leading Poland out of the EU, Donald Tusk, the leader of Poland’s biggest opposition party and a former prime minister, has claimed.
Poland was against the EU regulation on a voluntary reduction of natural gas consumption this winter, according to documents published on the European Council's website.