The Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland was posthumously awarded on Thursday to the first post-war US ambassador to Poland, Arthur Bliss Lane. The distinction was collected in Warsaw by current US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher.
Krzysztof Szczerski, Poland's official candidate for an EU commissioner, has said he is ready for talks with European Commission president-elect, Ursula von der Leyen. Szczerski expects the conversation will focus on an EU policy section ascribed to Poland.
US President Donald Trump will pay a visit to Poland on August 31-September 2, the Polish president's chief aide, Krzysztof Szczerski, told PAP on Tuesday.
After Poland regained independence after the First World War, diplomatic relations with the US were established in 1919. The location of the event was not accidental: the Hotel Bristol is where pianist-turned-prime minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski, who worked closely with US President Woodrow Wilson, held meetings of the new Polish government in 1918.
French President Emmanuel Macron will likely visit Poland in the spring, the head of Poland's National Security Bureau (BBN) Paweł Soloch told Polish public Radio One on Wednesday, a day after France's European affairs minister concluded her visit to Warsaw.
The head of the Polish President's Office Krzysztof Szczerski and the head of the National Security Office (BBN) Paweł Soloch will meet in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron's foreign policy and military advisors.
The United States will hold a global conference in Poland devoted to the situation in the Middle East, especially in Iran, the US Department of State informed on Friday. The conference is scheduled on February 13-14.
Leaders of some 50 countries, who will come to Poland to attend a UN climate summit in December, will take part in celebrations marking Poland's independence centenary, PAP was told on Wednesday by the Polish president's top aide, Krzysztof Szczerski.
President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda arrived in Rome on Sunday. They are to be received by Pope Francis at his general audience, presidential top aide Krzysztof Szczerski told PAP.
Poland and Israel have recently signed a number of agreements aimed at attracting Israeli high-tech companies to the Polish market.