NATO does not currently perceive any direct threat of a military attack on any Alliance country, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told PAP on Friday, at the same time admitting that NATO is carefully watching Russia's aggressive acts.
"Ukraine is still an object of military aggression and the illegal occupation of its territory; ceasefire in this country is still far from implemented," Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said in New York on Tuesday.
Over 50,000 foreigners applied for a residence permit in Poland in the first quarter of 2018, 11 percent more than in the same period in 2017, the Office for Foreigners announced on Monday. Most of the applications were filed by citizens of Ukraine.
As Polish companies struggle to find qualified workers, more have been hiring foreign citizens, above all from Ukraine. Right now, that can involve long waits and paperwork.
Poland has indicated that it would be willing to review its stance on immigration to satisfy the country’s increasing labour shortage.
Strengthening the role of international law, and the conflict in eastern Ukraine will be main priorities of Poland's UN Security Council presidency in May, stated the Polish Permanent Representative to the UN.
The Polish-Ukrainian crisis is politically based; it is not a crisis between the churches, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, and the Warsaw Metropolitan Bishop, Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz, have declared.
Minister of Infrastructure Andrzej Adamczyk believes the most important aspect of the New Silk Road project is "the creation of communications corridors" between Europe and the countries of Asia. He also sees a role for Ukraine in the project.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin visited Poland on Saturday to attend a ceremony commemorating Ukrainian soldiers killed by the Polish underground in 1945.
"I positively assess today's meeting, the very fact these talks (took place - PAP)," Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said on Friday following a meeting with Polish Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture Piotr Glinski.