Poland fully supports Russian leader Vladimir Putin's idea to create a special archive of World War Two-related documents, Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski told PAP on Wednesday.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin's distortions of historical facts and attempts to shift the blame for World War Two onto Poland should not be ignored, said MEPs on Tuesday pending a Wednesday debate on the matter in Strasbourg.
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 Polish Sejm (lower house) in a Thursday resolution condemned Russian leader Vladimir Putin's December comments concerning Poland's part in the outbreak of World War Two and the Holocaust.
The European Parliament (EP) will debate distortions of European and World War Two history in Strasbourg next week on a motion by MEPs from Poland's Civic Platform (PO) and the Polish People's Party (PSL), both members of the EP's European People's Party (EPP) faction.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's accusations of Polish complicity in the outbreak of World War II falsify the historical truth and are driven by post-Stalinist revisionism, President Andrzej Duda said at Tuesday's sitting of the Cabinet Council.
About 40 leaders are expected to attend the meeting at the Yad Vashem Museum later this month but only Israeli leaders and the presidents of Germany, France and Russia are due to give speeches. Duda told TVP Info: "For me the necessary condition is that I am allowed to take the floor as the Polish president alongside other heads of state."
Kasparov joins war of words over comments made by Russian leader that appeared to absolve the Soviet Union while blaming Poland for start of war.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin is aiming at the disintegration of the EU and NATO, former Polish PM and ex-European Council head Donald Tusk warned in a Saturday interview for the Polish national daily Gazeta Wyborcza.
There are no obstacles to Polish President Andrzej Duda's presence at the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on January 22-23 if Poland's conditions are fulfilled, Duda's chief aide Krzysztof Szczerski told Polish Radio One on Friday.