Poland is calling for the immediate imposition of EU sanctions on Belarus, Poland's ambassador to the European Union has said.
The Polish government has refused to rule out the imposition of further sanctions on Belarus over an eight-year prison sentence slapped on a prominent Polish minority activist in Belarus, an interior minister has said.
Poland will close its border with Belarus to Belarusian and Russian freight vehicles from June 1 until further notice, owing to the Belarusian Supreme Court upholding an eight-year prison sentence handed down to a Belarusian-Polish activist.
Poland has sanctioned 365 Belarusian citizens and frozen the financial and economic assets of 20 entities and 16 other people linked to Russian capital after the Belarusian top court upheld a prison sentence on a Polish minority leader, the interior minister has announced.
Poland will put sanctions on hundreds of “representatives of the Belarusian regime” after the Belarusian Supreme Court upheld an eight-year prison sentence on Andrzej Poczobut, a journalist and Polish minority leader, the Polish interior minister announced on Friday.
On Tuesday, Poland's Permanent Representative to the EU told the ambassadors of the other 26 EU countries about Belarus's involvement in the illegal deportations of Ukrainian children and called for the continuation of sanctions against Belarus, PAP learned from sources in Brussels.
Poland will ask the European Commission (EC) why the next package of EU sanctions against Russia does not include diamonds and restrictions against Belarus for supporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Polish ambassador to the EU has told PAP.
Poland will demand sanctions on imports of Russian food products to the EU, Poland's standing representative in Brussels told PAP on Saturday.
Poland has presented a proposal in Brussels for a new set of sanctions against Russia for its aggression against Ukraine, a PAP source has indicated.
Poland is disappointed with the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union as work on EU sanctions against Belarus has stalled, Andrzej Sadoś, the Polish ambassador to the EU has told PAP.