Donald Tusk, leader of Poland's main opposition grouping, Civic Coalition (KO), has taken to X to highlight what he described as a 'scandal' over the alleged illegal issuance of visas to thousands of migrants.
Poland’s justice minister has said that there is no evidence to suggest that a former deputy foreign minister embroiled in a cash-for-visa scandal committed a crime.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said that officials involved in a visa issuance scandal will be sacked and an investigation into the scheme has already led to charges.
The Polish foreign minister decided to terminate agreements with outsourcing companies, which had been receiving visa applications from 2011, following the liquidation of 31 diplomatic representations by the then foreign minister, Radoslaw Sikorski, the ministry said on Friday.
Polish prosecutors have brought charges against seven people in a visa issuance scandal that cost a deputy foreign minister his job.
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Parliamentarians from Poland's main opposition grouping, the Civic Coalition (KO), have visited the foreign ministry to gather information on visas issued to Muslim migrants after a deputy foreign minister was fired following an investigation by an anti-corruption agency.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has sharply criticised the International Olympic Committee's recommendation that Russian and Belarusian athletes should be able to take part in international competitions under a neutral flag.
The International Criminal Court's (ICC) arrest warrant for Russian leader Vladimir Putin sends an important message to all Russian war criminals, a Polish deputy minister has said.
Russia's decision to suspend its participation in the New START treaty is another element of its blackmail-based strategy, a deputy foreign minister told PAP on Thursday.
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