The Polish government has defended its information strategy on Tuesday’s missile blast saying that the release of incorrect information could have had “gigantic domestic and international consequences”.
"The most effective way to gradually eradicate fake news from the public debate is to make it easier for citizens to access information prepared by press agencies," said Kiril Valchev, General Director of the Bulgarian Press Agency (BTA).
A reception centre for war refugees from Ukraine has opened at Warsaw's Western Bus Terminal.
The leak of Polish military data was unfortunate, but did not contain any classified information about the combat readiness of the Polish Armed Forces, a senior security official said on Monday.
PAP CEO Wojciech Surmacz has said that the agency's key value is credibility, as evidenced in its widespread presence across Polish media.
There are no plans for now to make vaccinations against Covid-19 compulsory in Poland, a deputy spokesperson for the ruling party Law and Justice has said.
PM Morawiecki has sent a strong and reassuring message to the public following rumours that shops and whole cities would be closed down. Posting on Facebook he said: “I am appealing to you to use proven sources of information and to refrain from rumours!”