The draft of an eighth round of sanctions to be imposed by the EU on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine includes proposals made by Poland, the country’s ambassador to the EU has said.
Zbigniew Ziobro, Poland's justice minister, has branded the European Council (EC) president, Ursula von der Leyen 'a blackmailer' after she said the EC had the tools to ensure democratic standards when commenting on the likely election victory of a hard-right party in Italy.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has asked the French president for the most urgent deliveries of arms to Ukraine and for more financial support for that country.
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 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.
If the EU would like to force Poland to reduce its gas consumption, Warsaw may veto the recent EU agreement on 15-percent gas cuts, according to Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister.
Poland's EU-funded National Recovery Plan (KPO) will support the country on its way to a more sustainable, resilient and digital economy, said Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission (EC).
Poland's prime minister has described an EU embargo on Russian oil as a triumph of solidarity and unity in the European Council and European Union.
Ukraine should be granted the status of an EU candidate country as soon as possible, Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said.
An international donors conference in Warsaw has raised USD 6.5 billion for Ukraine, Matuesz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said.