Poland will ban passenger flights to 10 countries at it further tightens coronavirus restrictions, a government regulation published on Tuesday said.
A 61-year-old Lebanese man detained in April at the request of the Internal Security Agency (ABW) has been deported to Lebanon, the press officer of the Minister-Special Services Coordinator, Stanisław Żaryn, has told PAP.
On Monday, a container with humanitarian aid organised by Polish Redemptoris Missio foundation based in Poznan, western Poland, is due to head to Lebanon.
A team of rescuers with search dogs, medical personnel and humanitarian aid experts set off from Warsaw to the Lebanese capital Beirut on Wednesday evening to aid victims of a Tuesday explosion in the city which killed at least 135 people and injured about 5,000.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz on Wednesday held a telephone conversation with Lebanon's new minister of foreign affairs, Charbel Wehbe, to convey his condolences after the Beirut blast killed at least 135 people and injured nearly 5,000.
Poland’s State Fire Service says it has a team of around 50 trained personnel, including 39 rescuers with four dogs and a chemical rescue module ready to leave immediately following appeals for help from the Lebanese.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has sent his condolences to the families of the victims of Tuesday's massive explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut, which killed nearly 80 people and injured thousands.
Poland's Border Guard and Internal Security Agency (ABW) detained, on April 16, a Lebanese citizen suspected of terrorist activities, the spokesperson of the Minister-Special Services Coordinator, Stanisław Żaryn, said on Monday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on Saturday met soldiers of the Polish Military Contingent serving as part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on the border with Israel.
Speaking at a training range in Nowa Dęba in southeastern Poland on Tuesday, President Andrzej Duda expressed satisfaction that Polish troops will soon return to UN peace-keeping duties with a 250-person contingent to be deployed to Lebanon.