Polish military aircraft have evacuated 1,504 people from Israel as part of an air-bridge operation that saw 12 shuttle flights to the Greek island of Crete, the General Command of the Armed Forces (DGRSZ) has announced.
Over 670 Polish citzens have now been evacuated from Israel and around a similar number are waiting for evacuation, the head of the National Security Bureau said on Tuesday.
Poles are being evacuated from Israel by Polish soldiers following Hamas surprise attack on the country on Saturday, the General Staff of the Polish Army announced on social media on Monday evening.
Poland, working together with Greece, has initiated an evacuation bridge for Polish tourists who are stranded in Israel, the Polish defence minister announced on Monday.
Poles have taken the second place in the European Union in terms of the number of hours worked per week, EU's statistics office has reported.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has welcomed Greece’s accession to the Three Seas Initiative.
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Poland’s secretary of state at the foreign ministry, Arkadiusz Mularczyk, has recently returned from the United States where he was explaining the reasons for Poland’s claims to US lawmakers and Jewish groups.
The Polish foreign affairs ministry has issued a statement addressed to Polish tourists staying on the islands of Rhodes and Corfu recommending they should refrain from traveling to places deemed dangerous or closed to tourist traffic by the Greek authorities.
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