Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said after talks with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken that they both agreed sanctions on Russia had to be kept tight, and that no Russian banks should be exempt from exclusion from the SWIFT system.
A number of Polish companies which sell their products to Russia or have Russian contractors may suffer from the massive sanctions the West has imposed on Moscow for invading Ukraine, Erste Bank analysts have said.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said that Germany's agreement to block Russia's access to the Swift international payment system is "an important step in stopping Russian aggression."
All sanctions against Russia should be on the table, including closing of both Nord Stream pipelines and stopping Russia's access to SWIFT, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said before a Saturday meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
Poland's prime minister said he had spoken again on Saturday with his Hungarian counterpart, Viktor Orban, who had assured him of Budapest's support for far-reaching sanctions against Russia.
Russia, should be cut off from the SWIFT banking system, among other sanctions, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister of Poland, wrote in a letter to EU leaders which was published on his Facebook account on Friday.
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