The head of Polish President Andrzej Duda's office, Krzysztof Szczerski, met on Tuesday with Belarusian oppositionist Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, after which he said that without international pressure, the situation in Belarus would only worsen.
A non-democratic election cannot result in the recognition of a thus-chosen president, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday, commenting on reports about the swearing in of Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko.
The Warsaw Administrative Court on Tuesday ruled that PM Mateusz Morawiecki by obligating Polish Post to prepare all-mail presidential election this past May has grossly violated the law.
The Visegrad Group (V4) agree that there should be free presidential elections organised in Belarus and also appeals for the release of political prisoners, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said after a V4 meeting in Poland's eastern city of Lublin on Friday.
Czech PM Andrej Babis on Twitter on Friday morning said that he had held a conversation with Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki. The two politicians appealed for a repeat presidential vote in Belarus and an urgent videoconference of the European Council.
The Polish Foreign Ministry has expressed deep concern over the brutal crackdown on post-election protests in Belarus, and underlined that the tough response of uniformed services, the use of force towards peaceful protesters and arbitrary arrests are unacceptable.
On Thursday, August 6, Polish President Andrzej Duda will take the oath of office before the National Assembly and will start his second term. The head of state will deliver an address and will assume supervision over the armed forces.
The Chamber of Extraordinary Control and Public Affairs of Poland's Supreme Court on Monday announced that the presidential election held in July 2020 was valid.
Poland's main opposition party, the Civic Platform (PO), whose candidate Rafal Trzaskowski lost to incumbent President Andrzej Duda by two percentage points in Sunday's presidential election, has filed for invalidation of the vote with the Supreme Court.
Russian hoaxers Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov published the 11-minute recording of the call onto YouTube on Tuesday. The President, whose office has confirmed the recording is genuine, is the latest in a long list targeted by the duo including Boris Johnson, Elton John, Prince Harry and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg.