Poland is for a strong European Union "capable of quickly reacting to contemporary challenges," including to the coronavirus epidemic crisis, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has told the Spanish ABC daily.
Poland and Spain want the European Commission's EU economic recovery plan to be adopted as quickly as possible, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said in Madrid on Friday.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said that the Tuesday meeting of the foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries shows that the Group is setting the tone for direct cooperation during recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz took part in a videoconference on Wednesday on the application of IT technology in combatting the coronavirus epidemic. The meeting was hosted by Estonia and Singapore.
Expansion of the American military presence in Poland is progressing according to plan, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz told PAP in reference to one of the topics on the agenda of the White House talks between the Polish and US presidents on Wednesday.
The upcoming June 24 Washington meeting between the Polish and US presidents is to focus on defence and cooperation issues, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz took part in a videoconference on Friday as the first meeting of the Coalition for the Sahel, organised by the European Union and G5 Sahel, bringing together officials of 60 countries and international organisations.
Following last year’s outburst by then Israeli foreign minister Israel Katz that Poles “suckle anti-Semitism with their mothers’ milk”, the appointment of Gabi Ashkenazi has brought an easing of tensions between the two countries.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz visited Prague on Wednesday, his first foreign visit since the start of the coronavirus epidemic, to discuss with his Czech counterpart Tomas Petricek the re-opening of borders and regional policy.
The gradual opening of the EU's internal borders dominated Wednesday's videoconference between Polish and German foreign ministers Jacek Czaputowicz and Heiko Maas, the Polish Foreign Ministry said.