Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Law and Justice, the dominant party in Poland’s governing coalition, has claimed critics of new report into the 2010 Smolensk air disaster are defending Putin.
A deputy justice minister has said that lack of access to the wreckage of the aircraft involved in the Smolensk air disaster, which claimed the lives of President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in 2010, could undermine the chances of an investigation.
The 2010 Polish presidential plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, that killed 96 people including the president, was a result of "an act of unlawful interference", said Antoni Macierewicz, head of a special sub-committee investigating the cause of the air disaster.
Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has said Poland must do everything to make the 2010 Smolensk air disaster that killed 96 people, including the president, the last tragedy in the history of the nation.
The head of a special sub-commission investigating the cause of the Smolensk air disaster that killed the Polish president and dozens of the country's political and military elite has said its official report will prove their aircraft was blown up.
Poland, on Sunday, commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Smolensk air disaster, which killed 96 people, including Poland's then president Lech Kaczyński.
A 16-strong team uncovered over half a ton of the wreckage buried in specially dug pits. The engine was missing and despite finding an airman’s boot no bodies of the crew were found.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has sent a condolence message to his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo in connection with a tragic air disaster and two landslides in that country.
An investigative team of the Polish National Prosecutor's Office has filed to a Warsaw court for the temporary arrest of three Russian air traffic controllers who were on duty at the time when a Polish presidential plane crashed in Smolensk over 10 years ago.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it had expressed 'full readiness' to co-organise the Polish delegation's official visit to Smolensk and Katyn on April 10 to commemorate the 2010 Smolensk air disaster.