The Russian ambassador to Poland, Sergei Andreyev, was urgently summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday in connection with Vladimir Putin’s provocative statements. The meeting has already taken place and lasted very short – said the deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paweł Jabłoński.
– On Saturday at 10 o’clock, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation was urgently summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In connection with provocative statements Vladimir Putin president Russia, as well as threats against Poland, as well as other unfriendly actions of the Russian Federation against Poland and against our allies – said Minister Jabłoński after the meeting. He added that “the meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs started at 10 am and lasted very short”.
Earlier on Friday, Russian television broadcast Vladimir Putin’s speech from the meeting of the Security Council. – When it comes to Polish leaders, they probably want to form a coalition under the “NATO umbrella” and directly join the conflict in Ukrainein order to “tear off” a wider piece for themselves, to restore their – as they believe – historical areas: today’s western Ukraine – said, among others, Putin. He also stated that “it was thanks to the Soviet Union, thanks to Stalin’s position, that Poland received considerable land in the West, German“. – It’s just like this: the western territory of today’s Poland is Stalin’s gift to Poles. Have our friends in Warsaw forgotten about it? We will remind you – said Putin. The ambassador of the Russian Federation will be summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister announced on Friday.
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