Polish PM, FM to visit Paris on Monday
Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk and top diplomat Radosław Sikorski will travel to Paris on Monday in an effort to renew ties as part of the Weimar Triangle group, which also includes Germany, according to the foreign ministry in Warsaw.
Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski.Photo: PAP/Radek Pietruszka
During the visit, the Polish foreign minister will hold talks his French and German counterparts, Polish foreign ministry spokesman Paweł Wroński has announced.
Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza has reported that Tusk and Sikorski are aiming to rebuild Warsaw’s relations with Paris and Berlin after years of friction under the previous right-wing government.
Tusk will meet for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, while Sikorski will speak with French Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné and Germany’s Annalena Baerbock, according to Gazeta Wyborcza.
The newspaper said the talks between the Polish, French and German foreign ministers will focus on military and industrial cooperation between the three countries and continued support for Ukraine as it struggles to fight off Russia’s invasion.
Polish PM to meet with Germany’s Scholz in Berlin
After the talks in Paris, the Polish prime minister will fly to Berlin to meet with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Gazeta Wyborcza also reported on its website.
Poland, France and Germany together form what is known as the Weimar Triangle. The group was set up by the three countries in the early 1990s to help overcome divisions in Europe by bringing Poland into the European Union and NATO.