By mid-march Poland will open a new Embassy building in Bern, Switzerland, as well as new Honorary Consulates in Schaan, Liechtenstein, and Basel, Switzerland, PAP was told on Thursday.
President Andrzej Duda is travelling on Monday to Davos, Switzerland, where he is scheduled to take part in the 50th World Economic Forum on Tuesday and discuss the economic potential of Poland and Central Europe as well as international security.
Poland’s Oskar Kwiatkowski won third place in the parallel giant slalom at the Snowboard World Cup in Swiss Scuol.
In a letter to the Swiss daily Tages Anzeiger, Russian Ambassador to Switzerland Sergei Garmonin has accused Poland of including a secret protocol pledging support for Hitler in its 1934 non-aggression pact with Germany.
The Jewish Museum of Switzerland in Basel opened an exhibition on Friday documenting the work of Polish diplomats in saving Jews during World War II. The group, under Ambassador Alexander Ładoś, rescued between 8,000-10,000 Jews from the Holocaust.
Speaking in Zurich, Switzerland, the president said: “Three decades after the fall of communism, the goal should be to create a Europe from which “nobody can be excluded.”
The activity of consul Konstanty Rokicki, who during WWII issued false passports saving in this way hundreds of Jews from Nazi German occupied Poland "symbolises a brighter star in the abyss of despair of those years," President Andrzej Duda said in Switzerland on Tuesday.
Located in the picturesque town of Susch, nestled between the mountains and Inn river, Grazyna Kulczyk’s museum will house a collection of modern art from Poland and across Central and Eastern Europe.
Documents uncovered by the Polish Press Agency (PAP) show that as a child the former Minister of Foreign Affairs Adam D. Rotfeld was on a list of people who received fake Paraguayan passports to help them escape the Holocaust.