During his visit to Kyiv, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki thanked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “for his understanding and willingness to sell electricity from the Khmelnitsky power plant to Poland”. As he explained, this would be possible “in the short term”.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Latvian President Egils Levits are visiting Kyiv, where they met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Today, because of the embargo on Russian coal, we are taking this coal from all over the world,” the Polish Prime Minister told a press conference. In order not to burn it in Polish power plants, electricity from Ukraine will be needed, 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.
Mister President (Zelensky – Editor’s note) show, 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 supply of arms and financial assistance would be effective and lead to the final victory of Ukraine.
We are interested in supporting Ukraine and Poland, and we will do everything to find a solution to a possible future energy crisis. – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced.
During a press conference in Kyiv, a question was raised about the prospects of extending economic sanctions against Russian oligarchs, given that Hungary expressed some doubts about it.
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 set of sanctions would have been agreed without the consent of all 27 countries, so ultimately Hungarian consent was in all cases. – said Morawiecki. As for the oligarchs, from my most recent knowledge, I believe that he is – there is no prohibition here on extending the sanctions, which would prove that they were in agreement – despite the doubts expressed by Hungary earlier. – added.
Of course, our point here is unequivocal – we need to be more decisive in the sanctions process, but for them to work they must also have the support of 27 countries. – underlined the head of the Polish government.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the people of Ukraine for the continuous support they received from Poland and Latvia.
Zelenskiy also said that during the joint talks with the Polish Prime Minister and the Latvian President, the politicians discussed “important aspects related to visa restrictions for tourists from the Russian Federation to Europe”. I believe it’s a right decision – He pointed to the joint statement by the Prime Ministers of Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia on limiting the possibilities for Russian citizens to travel across Europe. We also said that we should work in this direction so that Russia understands the cost of its actions – added.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki – in the presence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky – was honored with a plaque in his name on Brave Avenue in Kyiv.
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. said President Zelensky at 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 is also named after President Andrzej Duda. He was so honored when he visited Kyiv at the end of August.