Activities related to the flood situation are a kind of test of the effectiveness of Poland's state services, which have stood up pretty well so far, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki stated on Friday, the third day of extensive flooding in south Poland.
Interior Minister Joachim Brudziński opened a photographic exhibition devoted to Polish firemen in the European Parliament on Tuesday. During their 14-day mission to Sweden in August 2018, the firemen helped the country to put out massive forest fires.
Police in the northern Polish city of Gdańsk have detained a 48-year-old local resident suspected of making telephone death threats against European Council President and former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk.
Writing on Twitter, Interior Minister Joachim Brudziński said: ‘Some are likely ordinary Internet trolls, naively counting on anonymity, others are mentally disturbed.’ Following the horror killing, thousands of people across Poland took to the streets to pay silent homage to the mayor.
By sending firemen to help tackle major wildfires in central Sweden, Poland has shown that it can help friends in need, Polish Interior Minister Joachim Brudziński said on Friday.
President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Interior Minister Joachim Brudzinski praised firefighters and thanked them for their work during central observances marking International Firefighters' Day in Warsaw on Saturday.