Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, in a Wednesday published text on the portal of Germany's 'Der Spiegel' weekly, wrote that the German occupation of Poland during WWII was one of the cruellest in European history.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has called upon the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, to start dialogue on reparations for the damage Germany inflicted on Poland during World War Two.
Germany's Federal Foreign Office has said again, in a comment on the details of Poland's recent diplomatic note on reparations for its wartime occupation by Germany, that the topic is a closed issue for the German government.
Poland's prime minister has written in Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily that a war reparations claim his government has sent Berlin is to compensate for German crimes committed against the Polish nation that "must never be forgotten."
Poland will send Germany a diplomatic note on war reparations by the end of the year, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said.
WWII material losses sustained by Warsaw have been estimated at over PLN 380 billion (EUR 80.8 billion), a ruling party MP has told PAP.
The closing down of the economy costs Poland PLN 1.3 billion (EUR 280 million) each day, the Rzeczpospolita daily wrote on Friday.
Poland’s financial supervisor has said eight commercial and 17 cooperative banks with a combined market share of 8.5 percent reported a total loss of PLN 1.5 billion (EUR 330 million) in 2020.
Shopping malls have lost an estimated PLN 30 billion (EUR 6.64 billion) due to restrictions introduced by the government in an attempt to limit the spread of Covid-19.