Stopping the construction of Nord Stream 2, a controversial Russia-Germany pipeline that is being built across the Baltic seabed, is "completely possible," Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau told Polish public Radio One on Thursday.
Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has imposed an over PLN 29 billion (EUR 6.45 billion) fine on Russian gas giant Gazprom, and over PLN 234 million (EUR 52 million) on five other companies working on the Russian-German Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki and his Swedish counterpart, Stefan Lofven, on Monday held a telephone conversation to discuss the situation in Belarus and the EU's eastern policy, the Polish government press service CIR has announced.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook on Friday that the economic plan for Belarus had been unanimously approved during the European Council sitting in Brussels on Friday.
Representatives of the Polish and Dutch Foreign Ministries held a video-conference on Thursday to discuss the situation in Belarus.
The recent poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny should be a warning sign to some Western leaders, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday before a sitting of the European Council.
Polish ambassador to the EU Andrzej Sados and his US counterpart Ronald Gidwitz held talks on Thursday in Brussels during which they discussed, among other issues, nuclear energy, EU energy policy as well as the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
The German-Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project has already cost Europe too much. The stake is European security, credibility and independence, and it is rising from year to year, PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote for Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Wednesday assessed that the continuation of work by Germany and Russia on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline was a mistake of great calibre.
Russia should face very strong sanctions following the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and Germany should drop support for a controversial Russian gas link, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Bloomberg in an interview broadcast on Tuesday.