A US-owned news channel at the heart of a debate over free media in Poland has been granted an extension to its broadcasting licence just days before it expired.
The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline should be a reason for reflection on Poland's relations with the US, said the president in New York on Tuesday.
Poland wants the EU to be a powerful partner to leading global forces like China, Russia or the US, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Saturday after talks with Poland-visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Poland's president and prime minister have sent the US government condolences over attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday which killed 13 US troops and injured 18.
The Chargé d’Affaires at the US embassy in Warsaw said on Wednesday that the US was grateful for the “heroic evacuation” of over 700 people from Kabul by Poland.
The Polish prime minister has invited US experts to analyse both a new media bill and the amended Administrative Procedure Code adopted by Poland's parliament in order to fully understand their aims.
Israel and the US have criticised a bill adopted by Poland's lower house on Wednesday, since, in their opinion, it would prevent former Polish property owners, including Holocaust survivors and their descendants, from regaining their property.
The US has expressed concern about the new Polish media law under which only entities headquartered in European Economic Area (EEA) countries can be granted a broadcasting licence, provided they are not dependent on entities from outside the EEA.
Members of the US House of Representatives from both parties on Friday, in a joint statement, called on the Polish authorities to guarantee free and independent media and US investment in Poland.
In an interview for the Czech weekly "Echo", published on Thursday, Poland's minister of foreign affairs said that as the launch of the Nord Stream 2 (NS2) gas pipeline approaches, Russia is showing that it will use it as an instrument of political blackmail against Ukraine and Central European countries.