Contents tagged with Poland

  • Poland on transfer of MiG-29s to Ukraine: this topic is not closed yet

    The Chief of the Chancellery of Poland, Michał Dworczyk, said he believes that the topic of transferring MiG-29 aircraft to Ukraine has not yet been closed.

    According to Dworczyk, the Polish government did not change its position on the transfer of these fighter jets.

    "We are ready to transfer all our MiG-29 aircraft, but, firstly, together with our NATO allies, primarily the Americans, as part of a joint allied decision, plus with a guarantee that we will be able to fill this gap with other …

  • Poland: decision to transfer fighter jets to Ukraine should be made by NATO

    The decision to provide Ukraine with MiG-29 fighters should be unanimously adopted by NATO, said Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, reports Polskie Radio.

    He stressed that Poland supplies Ukraine with "exclusively defense weapons."

    "We did not agree to supply the aircraft ourselves, as this should be the decision made by NATO. This is a very important decision. We, as responsible politicians, are fighting on all possible fronts, and avoiding additional provocations, moves that could …

  • Poland to hand over fleet of MiG-29s to US, presumably bound for Ukraine

    The Polish government has announced that it is ready to give its entire fleet of Soviet-era MiG-29s to the US. The fighters, numbering 29, are to be flown to a US airbase in Germany, where they will presumably  be shipped to Ukraine.

    Calls for Poland, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Romania to give their Soviet-era aircraft to Ukraine have been increasing. As UAWire previously reported, during a video call with members of the US Congress on Saturday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated …

  • Poland to send weapons to Ukraine

    Poland will provide Ukraine with Polish-made man-portable air-defense system Grom, drones and various ammunition, said Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki ahead of his visit to Kyiv on February 1, reports Ukrinform.

    "We are in solidarity with our neighbors as they are facing threats from Russia. But solidarity and the words are currently not enough. We need to turn them into action. That is why we are ready to deliver defensive weapons," he said.

    Morawiecki clarified that Poland will be …

  • Poland: Russia can attack Ukraine in the coming days

    Russia continues to amass its troops on the border with Ukraine, which may indicate a possible invasion in the coming days, said the head of the National Security Bureau of Poland Paweł Soloch.

    "Of course, the situation is a stalemate, but we must be prepared for what the British Defense Minister said, that Russia may attack Ukraine in the coming days," PAP new agency quotes Soloch as saying.

    Speaking about a possible scenario that Russia can use to attack Ukraine, Solokh noted that "any …

  • Lithuania and Poland vow to support Ukraine’s accession to EU and NATO

    President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, President pf Poland Andrzej Duda and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda signed a declaration in support of Ukraine's membership in the EU and NATO.

    "The common declaration enshrines clear support for Ukraine's membership in the EU and NATO and the fight against Russian aggression," said Zelensky after the summit of the Lublin Triangle in Stara Huta, Ivano-Frankivsk region.

    He added that the leaders of the Lublin Triangle coordinated steps to support …

  • Russia stops delivery of gas to Europe via Poland

    Russia continues to tighten the gas noose around the neck of the European Union, stopping again its key export gas pipeline.

    Starting Friday, December 17, the Russian gas conglomerate Gazprom will stop gas delivery through the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which supplies consumers in Germany through Belarus and Poland.

    The auction held on Thursday for the gas delivery for a day ahead ended in vain: Gazprom refused to book any transit capacity, Interfax reports.

    During the previous two weeks, Yamal- …

  • Poland: U.S. has softened its position on Nord Stream 2

    The White House has repeatedly warned Berlin about the consequences of the commissioning of Nord Stream 2, but its position has softened recently, said Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jabłoński in an interview with the Australian Financial Review.

    "The United States opposes in words, but when it comes to concrete actions, they become much less persistent. They just retreat in the hope that we will gain ourselves a few months of calm," Jabłoński said. In his opinion, such an approach is naï …

  • Polish Prime Minister accuses Merkel of legitimizing Lukashenko’s regime

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki criticized the acting Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel for a telephone conversation with Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko, the DPA agency reports.

    "The European Union should get involved in finding a diplomatic solution. But when Chancellor Merkel called Mister Lukashenko, she contributed to legitimising his regime, while the struggle for a free Belarus is going on for 15 months now. Lukashenko also abused his conversation with Angela Merkel. …

  • Lukashenko calls on Germany to accept migrants crowding along Polish border

    Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko called on Germany to accept migrants trying to enter the European Union through the Belarusian-Polish border. “Most people here are those who want to reunite with their families. Take those people in. This is a small burden for Germany," said Lukashenko during a visit to the logistics center near the Bruzgi border crossing on the border with Poland.

    According to Lukashenko, acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to accept migrants, but she is …