Poland is drafting a timetable for joining the euro and its economy will be ready for accession in 2015, President Bronislaw Komorowski was quoted as saying on Monday, a major vote of confidence in Europe’s struggling single currency. Continue reading
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has submitted a defense bill to parliament designed to initiate the comprehensive modernization of the country’s missile defense system, the presidential staff said on Monday.
This bill is key to ensuring stable funding for the modernization program, which has been described as “the highest priority for the Polish Armed Forces in the coming decade.” Continue reading
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski warned Ukraine on Thursday that its European integration depended on the transparency of October’s parliamentary election and the fate of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has called European integration his top foreign policy priority, but Kiev’s ties with the European Union have soured since he came to power in February 2010. Continue reading
Patriarch Kirill’s visit to Poland: provocations as obstacles on the way to Russo-Polish reconciliation
The unprecedented visit of the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox church, reverend Kirill, to Poland is going to be a historic occasion. The Patriarch will meet with the mead of Polish church and they will jointly promote reconciliation between Russia and Poland. Hopefully, this noble step will help to distill at least some of the negative publicity that has been created around the church and Kirill himself in the recent months. Continue reading
The Polish president has accused Barack Obama of betraying Poland by cancelling a promised missile defence system.
Reflecting Warsaw’s long-standing anger over the 2009 cancellation of a controversial Bush-era anti-ballistic missile system President Bronislaw Komorowski said Poland should build its own missile shield to ensure national defence. Continue reading
Poland needs its own missile defense shield while the agreement with the United States on the deployment of an anti-ballistic-missile defense system on its territory was “a mistake,” Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said in an interview with the Wprost magazine, published on Saturday. Continue reading
The Polish and German presidents Thursday joined 150,000 young music fans to launch Poland’s wildly popular “Woodstock Station” rock festival on the border with Germany.
Relaxed, wearing no ties and standing on stage in front of the massive audience, Poland’s Bronislaw Komorowski and Germany’s Joachim Gauck said they were “proud” and “delighted” to launch the 18th edition of the festival in Kostrzyn nad Odra. Continue reading
Mitt Romney today delivered remarks in Warsaw, Poland. The following remarks were prepared for delivery:
Thank you all very much for the warm welcome to this great city. Continue reading
Poland President Komorowski Calls Support Of Ukraine’s European Integration One Of Priority Areas Of Poland’s External Policy
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski calls support of Ukraine’s European integration one of the priority areas of Poland’s external policy, reads a statement made by the Polish President’s press service. Continue reading
Poland is important to many Chicago-area residents, but what does Chicago mean to Poland? Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski stayed a day past the official NATO summit to visit Polish-Americans and the Chicago Tribune editorial board Tuesday. During the visit here, he said Chicago held “a special place on the map of Polish emotions.” Continue reading