Nearly 60 percent of Poles are against reducing the sanctions that the West has imposed on Moscow for invading Ukraine even if it means that energy prices will remain high, a poll has shown.
The draft of an eighth round of sanctions to be imposed by the EU on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine includes proposals made by Poland, the country’s ambassador to the EU has said.
Poland, Ireland and the Baltic States have presented the European Commission with a proposed new sanctions package on Russia, according to a PAP source.
A victory by Russia over Ukraine would be disastrous not only for that country but the whole of Europe, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in Kyiv on Friday.
Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has criticised the European Commission (EC) for having imposed sanctions on his country which, he says, has been helping defend the freedom and democracy of Ukraine.
Poland and Estonia are ready to offer necessary aid to Ukraine in its future EU membership negotiations, the Polish foreign minister has said.
The foreign ministers of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine have appealed for the imposition if restrictions against countries that help Russia circumvent Western sanctions for invading Ukraine.
Poland's strong ties with Lithuania are valuable in the present international situation, Poland's president said on Tuesday, the second day of his talks with the Lithuanian head of state on Poland's northern Hel Peninsula.
A new package of sanctions imposed by the EU on Russia is a "good step," Poland's foreign minister wrote on Twitter on Thursday after the EU's passage of the sanctions earlier that day.
Poland has managed to freeze PLN 13 billion (EUR 2.73 billion) in assets related to the Russian and Belarusian regimes, a deputy interior minister told the Senate on Wednesday.