TODAY JACEK CZAPUTOWICZ VISITS SOFIA, AND MARIUSZ BLASCHAK HEADS TO NATO HEADQUARTERS.
This is the first foreign visits of the new ministers of foreign and domestic affairs of Poland. It is reported by Upmp.news with reference to Polish Radio.
Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, will be the first point of Polish new foreign minister Jacek Czaputowicz`s trip abroad. Bulgaria chairs the Council of the European Union since the beginning of the year.
The diplomatic office of Poland reports that Minister Jacek Czaputowicz will hold negotiations with Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Ekaterina Getsheva-Zakhariev in Sofia. He will also meet with the Minister for the Presidency of Bulgaria in the EU Council Liliana Pavlova.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, the visit confirms the will of Poland to develop strong bilateral relations and close cooperation, as well as to support the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the European Union. During the talks with the head of Polish diplomacy in Sofia the most important issues of bilateral relations and regional cooperation, as well as the most important issues of the European Union agenda will be discussed. As the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs added, the visit will also be an opportunity to present Poland’s priorities during the non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council in 2018-2019.
Last week in Sofia there was an inauguration of Bulgarian presidency at the Council of the European Union took place. Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the list of tasks that Bulgaria will deal with is long. with the participation of European Union leaders and Bulgarian authorities, an inauguration of the presidency of this country took place in the Council of the European Union. Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the list of cases that Bulgaria will deal with is great. He made, in particular, about migration, the situation in the east, cybersecurity and the Western Balkans. Borisov emphasized that the talks will also deal with the European Commission’s 7th article on the EU, launched by the European Commission. “It is very important to pave the way for an understanding between Poland and the European Commission,” said the prime minister of Bulgaria.
He mentioned migration, the situation in the east, cybersecurity and the Western Balkans. Borisov emphasized that the negotiations will also concern the 7th article of the TEU, launched by the European Commission towards Poland. “It is very important to find understanding between Poland and the European Commission,” said the Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
Bulgaria, which joined the EU in 2007, chairs the Community for the first time. However, from the first day of membership, Bulgaria is under European supervision because of the allegations of corruption and ineffective justice.
In addition, today the new Minister of National Defense Mariusz Blaschak will carry out the first foreign visit. He is to visit NATO Headquarters in Brussels. Recall that the former Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration took over as Minister of Defense of Poland, replacing Antony Matzerevich
In Brussels, Blaschak will meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and US Army Chief of the United States in Europe Curtis Scaparotti. Negotiations should concern strengthening the eastern flank of NATO. In addition, the Polish minister intends to discuss the plan for the opening of the new command centers of the North Atlantic Alliance.