Israel is hoping for a new opening in relations with Poland when the new pro-EU government takes over, with the appointment of a Polish ambassador in the country being the first step, Yacov Livne, the Israeli ambassador to Poland, has said.
The Israeli ambassador to Poland has expressed his gratitude to Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, for his efforts to secure the release of the hostages taken by Hamas.
Poland recognises Israel's right to defend its territory and population and condemns all attacks on civilians, Paweł Jabłoński, a deputy foreign minister, has written on social media in response to comments by the Israeli ambassador.
The Polish president, Andrzej Duda, has condemned anti-Semitic slogans present at a pro-Palestinian gathering in the capital of Poland on Saturday.
The Polish and Israeli foreign ministers held a telephone conversation on Tuesday in what seems to be an attempt to warm relations after a spat concerning visits of Israeli school groups to Poland.
The Israeli ambassador to Poland has said that it is impossible to think about both a modern Israel and modern Judaism without Polish roots.
Israel's ambassador to Poland will be summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Wednesday to explain public remarks he made that, according to the MFA, misled the public about the reasons Israeli youth trips to Poland have been cancelled.
Israel's ambassador to Poland will be summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Monday to explain public remarks he made that, according to the MFA, misled the public about the reasons Israeli youth trips to Poland have been cancelled.
A ceremony was held at Warsaw's Belweder Palace on Wednesday for the new ambassadors to Poland of Ukraine, Germany, Colombia and Spain to present their credentials to the president, the President's Office has announced.
Poland’s president has hailed procedures to formally reinstate a new Israeli ambassador to Poland, saying it was the first step towards improved relations with Israel.
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