Poland has blocked a European Commission proposal to cap the Russian oil price at USD 65 per barrel, EU diplomatic sources in Brussels have told PAP.
Andrzej Sadoś, Poland's ambassador to the EU, has told PAP that he is counting on the quick adoption of the latest EU sanctions package against Russia which was presented by the European Commission on Friday.
More and more world leaders see the need to impose stricter sanctions on Russia, especially an embargo on imports of hydrocarbons, Poland's president said after online talks with US President Joe Biden and the leaders of the Nato, EU and G7 countries.
Liz Truss, the British foreign secretary, said in Warsaw on Tuesday that Poland had always been right about Russia's aggressive intentions and pledged more efforts to strengthen Nato's eastern flank.
The Presidents of Poland and the US, Andrzej Duda and Joe Biden, are holding face-to-face talks on the war in Ukraine, in Warsaw on Saturday.
US President Joe Biden, who is on a two-day visit to Poland, met with soldiers of the elite 82nd Airborne Division in Rzeszów, south-eastern Poland on Friday.
Bix Aliu, the US embassy's charge d'affaires, has said he is pleased with consultations between the US ambassador to the OSCE, Michael Carpenter, and the Polish government as tensions rise at Ukraine's border with Russia.