Poland's foreign minister said on Thursday that he and other ministers in Eastern Europe had learned of the USA's change of position over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from the media and awaited clarification from Washington.
The EU has accepted Poland's sanction proposals against Belarus in response to the Sunday arrest of oppositionist Roman Protasevich, Poland's prime minister said on Monday night after the first day of the ongoing EU summit in Brussels.
The Polish prime minister has condemned the forced landing of a passenger plane after Belarus ordered a Lithuania-bound flight carrying a key opposition activist to land in Minsk on Sunday, and called for sanctions against the Lukashenko regime.
The EU will impose more sanctions on the Belarusian government for its persecution of the country's Polish minority, EU High Representative Josep Borrell said on Monday in Brussels.
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.
The EU will impose sanctions on Russian individuals involved in the imprisonment of opposition activist Alexei Navalny.
EU-Russia relations, Belarus and transatlantic ties dominated the EU foreign ministers' Monday talks in Brussels, with Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau representing Poland.
Poland's Senate on Friday adopted a resolution calling on the EU to extend sanctions against Russia after the country's court had ordered opposition leader Alexey Navalny be sent to a prison camp.
In response to news that High Representative of the European Union, European Commission Vice-President Josep Borrell intends to visit Moscow, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau suggested he first visit Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.
Poland's Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau has said the EU could impose sanctions on Russia owing to the detention of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Sunday.