Protecting human rights a pillar of Polish foreign policy: FM

Protecting human rights is one of the pillars of Polish foreign policy, the country’s top diplomat has declared. Speaking at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, on Thursday, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said that “since the beginning of its democratic transformation, it has been Poland’s priority to consistently develop the

Asia and Pacific offer opportunities and challenges: Polish FM

The Asia and Pacific region offers new opportunities but also challenges for Polish diplomacy, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has said. Czaputowicz on Tuesday took part in the third Asia-Pacific Day in the Polish parliament, an event focusing on challenges to international security and order in the region. Asia and the Pacific are

Polish president backs Trump over nuclear pact with Russia

Poland understands US leader Donald Trump’s motives in planning to withdraw America from a nuclear pact with Russia, the Polish president was cited as saying on Tuesday. Speaking while on a visit to Berlin, Andrzej Duda said that Trump’s recent announcement that Washington would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Poland’s ruling conservatives maintain lead: poll

Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party would win 37.2 percent of the vote if elections were to be held this week, according to a new poll. Support for the party slipped by 1.5 percentage points since a similar survey in August, pollster IBRiS found. Meanwhile, the Civic Coalition, an alliance

The President of Poland is on an official visit to Switzerland

Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife will travel to Switzerland on Monday on a two-day visit to commemorate the centenary of Polish independence and the Polish diplomat who helped save Jews during world war II. The visit is expected to start with a meeting with Michael Møller, the under-secretary-general of

Pentagon working on Polish military base offer – MoD

The Pentagon is "working intensively" on Poland's offer regarding a US military base on its territory, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak said on Thursday in Brussels after a sitting of NATO defence ministers. Błaszczak said he had the information from US Defence Secretary James Mattis, with whom he spoke during the sitting.

Permanent US base in Poland a done deal?

Some white house sources say that a possible permanent US military base in Poland is actually a deal, Polish President Andrzej Duda told Polsat private broadcaster on Wednesday. Duda said that the subject “really was alive in the United States today” and that “Fort Trump” was “being considered all the time,

The President speaks at the UN Security Council on chemical weapons

Polish President Andrzej Duda said at a meeting of the UN Security Council in new York on Wednesday that no use of chemical weapons can not do without a response, and that inaction will encourage criminals. The president declared that Poland would present the Council with a draft resolution in regard

EC decision to take Poland to CJEU no surprise, says PM

The Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki said on Monday that the European Commission had decided to take Poland to the EU court (CJEU) is not a surprise, and the government will have to wait for due process. The PM said the government would await the necessary documentation and then respond. "We're