Poland has always been a strong advocate of involvement in the Mediterranean region, the country’s deputy foreign minister Paweł Jabłoński said during an OSCE video conference on security in the area.
Addressing a Security Council sitting held to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII and discuss the council's role in preventing international crimes, Polish FM Jacek Czaputowicz noted Russia's undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Georgia.
Krzysztof Szczerski, head of the Polish President's Office, will pay a visit to New York on Friday in connection with the upcoming conclusion of Poland's two-year non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council.
The strengthening of int'l law as the base of relations between states, protection of civilians and support for national minorities are Poland's priorities for its presidency of the UN Security Council, FM Jacek Czaputowicz said after meeting with the diplomatic corps.
The UN Security Council on Thursday voted through its first-ever resolution on the protection of disabled persons during armed conflicts. The act was piloted by Poland and Britain.
Averting threats from Russia, EU-US relations and strengthening the EU's economy will be among Poland's foreign policy priorities in 2019, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz told PAP on Monday.
Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, signed a memorandum of cooperation in New York on Wednesday, which provides for an increase in financial aid, and other aid, to the ICRC.