No one has the right to kill unborn children, Family Minister Marlena Maląg said on Tuesday in the Sejm (lower house), presenting a report on government support for the disabled as she referred to Thursday's ban on abortion due to foetal defects.
The government appears to have lost its public following after Thursday's passage of stricter abortion laws, and may be nearing its demise, Senate (upper house) Speaker Tomasz Grodzki said on Tuesday. Grodzki added that an early election was possible.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced a support package on Tuesday providing PLN 1.8 billion (EUR 393 million) for over 170,000 companies, employing over 400,000 people, affected by the latest anti-COVID-19 restrictions.
Labour Minister Marlena Malag on Tuesday said that under all forms of the anti-crisis shields Poland earmarked PLN 142 billion (EUR 37.2 billion) to help companies struggling with the coronavirus-linked crisis.
The Polish Foreign Ministry welcomes with satisfaction the peace agreement signed on Saturday between the Sudanese government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front, the ministry wrote on Twitter.
The European Council at its extraordinary summit that started in Brussels on Thursday approved the Polish plan for economic support for a democratic Belarus, PM Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Friday morning.
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau on Monday expressed his conviction that support for Belarusian civil society lies in Poland's interest. He added that the question of the country's democratization should be left entirely to Belarusians.
As many as 71 percent of Poles believe their country should support the democratic aspirations of Belarusians while only 20 percent believe Warsaw should remain neutral in Minsk's domestic conflict, according to a survey by the CBOS pollster.
Poland is among 15 EU signatories of a declaration advocating raised support for protein crop cultivation in the Community, the Polish Agriculture Ministry announced on Tuesday.
Poland will continue to support Belarusian society in its pursuit of the full use of fundamental freedoms and its determination to live in a democratic country, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau told the UN Human Rights Council's Friday debate on Belarus.