This was a short-lived provocation, the Polish deputy prime minister has said about an unauthorised entry into Polish airspace of two Belarusian military helicopters.
VIDEO: A breach of Polish airspace by two Belarusian military helicopters on Tuesday was a provocation aimed at Poland and the eastern flank of Nato, a Polish deputy defence minister has said.
Poland's parliamentary elections will take place on time despite the threat posed by the presence of the Wagner Russian mercenary group in Belarus, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has said.
Poland's interior minister has said that the country is well prepared for "various types of provocations and incidents" given the presence of the Wagner Group beyond the Polish-Belarusian border.
The number of provocations ahead of Poland's upcoming parliamentary election is increasing, said a Polish deputy foreign minister reacting to comments made at a recent meeting between the Belarusian and Russian strongmen.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has said it is important for the EU to be prepared for actions of a provocative and aggressive nature on the Belarusian border using Russian mercenary group Wagner.
Russia could carry out provocative operations from the air or by using migrants to increase tensions on the border during the Nato summit in Vilnius later this week, a senior a senior Polish security official said on Monday.
Provocations by the Russian Wagner mercenary group now stationed in Belarus can be expected especially before the July Nato summit in Vilnius, a Polish deputy foreign minister has warned.
Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has ruled President Andrzej Duda had the right to pardon former Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) head Mariusz Kamiński - who in 2015 was sentenced to three years in prison in a non-final verdict for abuse of power.
It is “almost certain” Russia will carry out provocations in Poland before this autumn’s general election, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the president of Law and Justice, the dominant party in the ruling coalition, has said.