During his visit to Kyiv, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki thanked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “for his understanding and readiness to sell electricity from the Khmelnitsky power plant to Poland.” As he explained, that would be possible “in the short term.”
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and President of Latvia Egils Levits are on a visit to Kiev, where they met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Today, because of the embargo on Russian coal, we are taking this coal from all over the world,” the head of the Polish government told a press conference. In order not to burn it in Polish power plants, some electricity will be needed from Ukraine, of course it is possible. But, yes, I heard from the President that it is possible in the short term – Posted by Mateusz Morawiecki. Poland needs such help, he admits.
Mr. President (Zelensky – Editor’s Note) showed, How well he understands our situation, the need for cooperation in many sectors including the economy – said the Polish Prime Minister. He assured that the assistance provided to Ukraine in the form of arms supply and financial assistance would be effective and lead to the eventual victory of Ukraine.
We are interested in supporting Ukraine and Poland, and we will do everything to find a way out of a possible future energy crisis. – President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced.
During a press conference in Kiev, a question was raised about the prospects of extending economic sanctions against Russian oligarchs, given that Hungary has expressed some doubts on the matter.
The statements of the European leaders were not as clear as ours, as were the statements of the representatives of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. However, it should be noted that no sanctions package would have been agreed without the consent of all 27 countries, so ultimately Hungarian consent was in all cases. – Morawiecki said. As for the oligarchs, according to my most recent knowledge, I believe he is – there is no prohibition here on extending the sanctions, which would prove that they agreed – despite the doubts expressed by Hungary earlier. – added.
Of course, our point here is unequivocal – we need to be more decisive in the process of sanctions, but for them to work, they must also have the support of 27 countries. – stressed the head of the Polish government.
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, thanked the people of Ukraine for the continued support they received from Poland and Latvia.
Zelenskiy also said that during the joint talks with the Polish Prime Minister and the President of Latvia, the politicians discussed “important aspects related to visa restrictions for tourists from the Russian Federation to Europe.” I believe this is a fair decision – He emphasized the joint statement of the Prime Ministers of Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia on restricting the opportunity for Russian citizens to travel across Europe. We also said that we should work towards this so that Russia understands the cost of its actions – added.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki – in the presence of Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky – was honored with a plaque in his name on Brave Avenue in Kiev.
From the first days of the war, Prime Minister Morawiecki, with his colleagues, with our European friends, at a very difficult time, the leaders of many European countries did not believe in their security. President Zelensky said during a joint press conference.
The plaque on Aleja Otvaki – located in front of the Ukrainian Parliament – was honored by Latvian President Egils Levits, who is currently visiting Kyiv.
The avenue also features the name of President Andrzej Duda. He was so honored during his visit to Kiev at the end of August.
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