A parliamentary team was established in the Sejm to deal with reparations due to Poland from Germany and to estimate the amount of compensation due from Russia for damage caused during World War II. As Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Arkadiusz Mularczyk said on Thursday, its members include PiS president Jarosław Kaczyński.
“We have established a Parliamentary Team for Reparations, Compensation and Redress Due to Poland from Germany and Estimation of the Amount of Compensation Due to Poland from Russia for Damage Caused During World War II in accordance with the resolution of the Sejm of September 14, 2022.” – said the deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Arkadiusz Mularczyk, on social media.
As he emphasized, the team members included the president of PiS Jaroslaw Kaczynskihead of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński and other politicians PISincluding Marek Kuchciński, Kazimierz Smoliński, Waldemar Buda, Marek Ast and Piotr Babinetz.
Mularczyk emphasized that the issue of reparations for Poland for World War II losses “will continue and will certainly not disappear from the domestic and international political scene.”
The PiS government demands repairs from Germany
September 1 last year a report was presented on the losses suffered by Poland as a result of German aggression and occupation during World War II. October 3 last year Minister of Foreign Affairs Zbigniew Rau signed a diplomatic note to Germany regarding war compensation. Poland demands, among other things, compensation for material and intangible losses in the amount of PLN 6,220,609,000 million and compensation for damages.
January 3 this year The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs had responded to this note. According to the German government, the issue of reparations and compensation for war losses remains closed, and the German government does not intend to enter into negotiations on this matter.
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