The Polish MEPs announced common all-party initiatives to help Belarus during the tough political situation in the country and want to nominate Belarusian society for the Sakharov Prize and invite oppositionist Svetlana Tikhanovskaya to the European Parliament.
Poland is an open home for all Belarusians who need help, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya as they held a press conference together in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki described events in Belarus as a "breakthrough" on Wednesday and "a matter of the highest importance, also for Poland and the whole of Europe," adding that Belarus "must be supported by the EU."
The process that is underway in Belarus is unstoppable, Solidarity Union leader Piotr Duda said on Tuesday after returning from the Belarusian capital city Minsk.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will talk with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Warsaw on Wednesday about possible, additional aid measures for Belarus, PAP was told on Monday by government spokesman Piotr Mueller.
Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya will be among the Belarusian guests of the Economic Forum 2020, which commences this week in the southern Polish town of Karpacz, the event's organisers told PAP on Saturday.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki will meet with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Warsaw on Wednesday, September 9, PAP was told on Saturday by PM's Office head Michał Dworczyk.
Veronika Tsepkalo, who took part in the Belarusian presidential election campaign of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, and her husband Valery Tsepkalo, who was not allowed to participate in the election, have arrived in Poland along with their children, reports Polsat News.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki and FM Jacek Czaputowicz on Monday spoke on the telephone with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, main opposition candidate in the recent and currently mass-protested presidential election in Belarus.
Six employees of the Polish Belsat satellite TV channel aimed at Belarus are being held by Belarusian police, Belsat head Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy told PAP on Tuesday. She added that the whereabouts of one Belsat cameraman are unknown.