The foreign ministers of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Romania wrote in a joint declaration published on the 80th anniversary of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact that it led to the outbreak of World War II and doomed half of Europe to decades of misery.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday in Sibiu, Romania, praised a declaration on the EU's future adopted by an earlier informal EU summit in the city.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki arrived in Romania on Thursday morning to attend an informal summit of EU leaders in Sibiu, central Romania.
Poland has over 200 soldiers stationed in Romania, which form part of a NATO division defending south-east Europe.
President Andrzej Duda, visiting on Wednesday Polish soldiers serving in the multinational NATO forces in Romania, said that both they and their relatives should be sure of the great gratitude of the Polish state for their service and dedication.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Poland, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on their independence centenaries on Sunday. Separately, the European Council highlighted Poland's achievements.
Without Great Britain, the EU's position in the international arena may be weakened, making it more vulnerable to external threats, wrote the foreign ministers of Poland, Lithuania and Romania, on the Politico news portal.
Poland and Romania share views on EU cohesion policy and the diversification of gas supplies and will defend the interests of the Central-European region, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday after Polish-Romanian intergovernmental consultations in Warsaw.
Poland supports Romania's ambitions to accede to the EU's Schengen Area border-control-free travel area; through the dimension of a strong Central and Eastern Europe, we want to build a strong European Union, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday.
Poland and Romania have a similar view on Europe’s future and threats to its security, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said after talks in Bucharest on Thursday.