The Italian League announced that the leader of this party, Matteo Salvini, was invited by the president of Law and Justice, Jarosław Kaczyński, to Warsaw on December 3-4. Italy was already in Poland for talks in 2019.
The league, quoted by the Ansa agency, said that Matteo Salvini’s visit to Poland will be an opportunity to talk about the new balance of power in Brussels and, above all, about the defense of European borders.
During the escalation of the migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border, the invitation to the politician of the League co-ruling Italy and the planned topic of the talks were announced.
Moreover, it is recalled that Salvini would like to form a joint group in the European Parliament together with PiS, which belongs to the European Conservatives and Reformists faction, and with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz.
Salvini discussed the possibility of closer cooperation between the League and PiS in Warsaw in January 2019.
Morawiecki, Orban and Salvini talked in April in Budapest
At the start of April Morawiecki and Salvini met in Budapest with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
They said then that they wanted to unite forces that defend freedom and traditional European values, pointing to “the need for a reconstruction program, but at the same time a plan for the renaissance of Europe and its traditional values.” “We can come up with an alternative to a left-wing proposal that challenges our roots,” Salvini said.
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– The interests of our nations are not contradictory on any topic – argued the head of the Hungarian government. He added that the next meeting of the three politicians would be held again in May, most likely in Warsaw.
Trzaskowski: Today, Winnicki and Bąkiewicz were the representatives of the government, so they are certainly happy about it
The president of Warsaw, Rafał Trzaskowski, was asked for a comment on the planned visit by Salvini in “Fakty po Faktach”. – Today, the representatives of the government, national and state lines were (Robert – ed.) Winnicki and (Robert – ed.) Bąkiewicz, so they are certainly happy about it – he said in the context of march of nationalists, which passed through Warsaw on Thursday.
– This is what the PiS policy is about, to offend all those who are influential, not to pursue any positive policy in the European Union, and enter into alliances with these extreme elements, in Poland with Bąkiewicz and Winnicki, because the government really invited them to cooperate , and with people like Salvini or (Marine – ed.) Le Pen – said Trzaskowski.
– We in Warsaw celebrate Wanda Traczyk-Stawska as our heroine, and they celebrate Bąkiewicz, Winnicki, Salvini, Le Pen and all those who love to take money from (Vladimir – ed.) Putin and cooperate with him – he added.
Main photo source: Krystian Maj / Chancellery of the Prime Minister