Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that Poland is no longer transferring weapons to Ukraine. – We will now arm ourselves with the most modern weapons – he said. – We know perfectly well that Ukraine is defending itself against the brutal Russian attack. We won’t jeopardize her safety. Our hub in Rzeszów, in consultation with the Americans and NATO, still plays the same role – assured the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister gave an interview on Polsat News. When asked whether, due to the grain crisis, the Polish government was considering reducing aid for… UkraineMorawiecki noted that Poland is helping Ukraine in the fight against Russiabut the government cannot agree to the disruption of the Polish market.
– We will definitely maintain the transit of Ukrainian goods. Poland does not incur any costs for this reason. On the contrary, you can say that we make money from it, he said.
The Prime Minister said that the government will certainly not risk Ukraine’s security. – Our hub in Rzeszów, in consultation with the Americans and FOR THIShe still plays the same role he has played and will continue to play, he assured.
Asked whether, through anti-Ukrainian rhetoric, the government is trying to show Confederation voters that it is negotiating hard with Ukraine, Morawiecki noted: – We don’t look at it that way.
– I regret that the Ukrainian oligarchs started pushing their grain onto the Polish market, without taking into account the interests of Polish farmers. They caused prices to crash. We had to guarantee a price of PLN 1,400 per tonne of Polish wheat – this was in spring. We have fulfilled all our promises and I do not see any threat now from Ukrainian grain because we have blocked this import, he said.
Prime Minister: We are no longer sending weapons to Ukraine, now we will arm ourselves
According to the Prime Minister, the government responded to the issue of grain from Ukraine “appropriately”. – Just European Commission in general, she did not want to implement any actions. Therefore, the best proof of this is the fact that we implemented unilateral actions: we wrote letters, called, talked. I raised this issue very strongly at the European Council – stone throws away, no reaction – he said.
The Prime Minister was also asked about the president’s words Andrzej Duda expressed in New York that Ukraine is behaving like a drowning person grasping at everything. – These are very accurate words – he said.
– If I were to look for something to justify (Ukraine), it would only be what we all know perfectly well: that Ukraine is defending itself against the brutal Russian attack and we understand that this attack creates a completely unprecedented situation, one that we have not faced since World War II. world war. This is simply a regular war, he said.
Asked whether Poland would still support Ukraine militarily, Morawiecki said that currently Poland was not transferring any weapons to Ukraine because now “we will arm ourselves with the most modern weapons.”
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