US will soon have Nord Stream 2 sanctions bill: energy secretary

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill targeting firms involved in Russia's contested Nord Stream 2 gas project could be expected in the “not too distant future,” according to reports. The pipeline aims to send Russian gas to Germany via the Baltic Sea, bypassing the Baltic

Polish minister names challenges facing EU

Europe needs reform, Poland’s deputy foreign minister for European affairs Konrad Szymański said at a major business conference on Monday. Szymański said that key issues facing the EU included the future of the common market, the elimination of trade barriers, security, defence policy and resolving migration problems, state news agency PAP

Polish president in Albania for Southeast Europe summit

Poland’s president was on Thursday due to attend a summit of southeastern European nations in the Albanian capital Tirana. Andrzej Duda was expected to be a guest of honour at a meeting of heads of states from countries in that region as part of what is known as the Brdo-Brijuni Process. The

Georgian president visiting Warsaw

Polish President Andrzej Duda was on Tuesday expected to hold talks with his Georgian counterpart in Warsaw. During an official visit to Poland, Georgia’s Salome Zourabichvili was also scheduled to meet the Speakers of the upper and lower houses of the Polish parliament. Zourabichvili was expected to lay a wreath at the

Polish foreign ministry condemns Sri Lanka attacks

The Polish foreign ministry has condemned Easter Day bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka which killed over 200 people and wounded hundreds more. Officials in Sri Lanka said some of the explosions are suspected to have been the work of suicide bombers. The victims were believed

Corruption As A Symbol Of The President’s Imminent Defeat And The Engaged Emergency Brake Of Ukraine’s Integration Into The EU

The outcome of of Ukraine’s presidential elections first round and the latest polls, according to which the incumbent President’s rating does not exceed 30% in the second round, while 70% of Ukrainians are ready to vote for Volodymyr Zelensky, clearly demonstrate the lack of support for Petro Poroshenko. One of the

MEPs vote to ban dual quality of products

European Union lawmakers have backed new rules to prohibit the sale of what have come to be known as dual-quality products, a Polish news agency has reported. Under the new regulations passed by the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, products marketed under the same brand and in the same packaging

PiS voted to stay away from euro

The head of Poland’s ruling conservatives on Wednesday challenged political rivals to back a pledge that the country will not adopt the euro until it catches up economically with the West. Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party, said he had already signed the pledge himself. Law and

Polish president to meet troops stationed in Balkans

Polish President Andrzej Duda is on Monday travelling to Bosnia and Herzegovina to meet soldiers stationed in the Balkans. Duda is expected to meet Polish troops serving as part of the European Union’s EUFOR peacekeeping mission and soldiers stationed in Kosovo as part of NATO's KFOR peace force. Duda is being accompanied

Delaying Brexit may be ‘good solution’: Polish FM

Delaying Brexit could be a good solution, the Polish foreign minister has said at a meeting of his EU counterparts in Luxembourg. “All expectations need to be addressed and a chance given to British society, the political class and the parliament to be able to establish a position,” Poland’s Jacek Czaputowicz