Bix Aliu, the chargé d’affaires ad interim at the US Embassy in Warsaw, said on Friday that companies involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline risk facing US sanctions and should withdraw from the project.
European Union issues and energy cooperation dominated Tuesday's talks in Warsaw between European Affairs Minister Konrad Szymański and his French counterpart, Clement Beaune.
The United Sates has thrown its weight behind Polish protests over the Nord Steam 2 pipeline.
The foreign ministers of Poland and Ukraine have called for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be stopped because it is an attempt to “sabotage Europe’s energy security”.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has criticised the German president for backing a controversial Russia-Germany gas pipeline, calling it "an anti-EU project."
The Polish ambassador in Germany has criticised plans to establish a foundation to support the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The German-Russian pipeline, to run along the Baltic seabed, has been strongly protested by Poland and the Baltic countries.
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.