Poland has been garnering support among EU member states to impose a duty on Russian oil delivered through pipelines, as part of a new package of sanctions.
The Polish government’s spokesman has described as “concerning” Hungary's apparent opposition to the latest package of EU sanctions on Russia, which include oil imports.
Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has praised Poland for being the initiator of imposing the total embargo on crude oil from Russia.
Poland's prime minister has described an EU embargo on Russian oil as a triumph of solidarity and unity in the European Council and European Union.
Vladimir Putin has turned Ukrainian grain into a tool to blackmail the rest of the world, Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has told the BBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
According to PAP sources, Poland has put forward proposals to strengthen the draft conclusions for the EU summit on Russia's aggression against Ukraine, which will be held in Brussels at the end of May.
Poland is appealing to the EU to impose additional import tariffs on Russian oil and gas, the government spokesperson has said.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has stressed the importance of food security in the context of the war in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian deputy prime minister has said that Ukraine needs urgently to solve the current fuel crisis, and that, owing to their location, the Polish ports of Gdańsk and Świnoujście could help Ukraine import hydrocarbons.
Poland's high inflation in recent quarters has been fuelled by rising manufacturing costs owing to growing prices of oil and gas as well as government decisions, the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG) has said.