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Polish President Andrzej Duda has once again called on NATO allies to increase their defense spending to at least 3% of GDP to tackle Russia’s wartime economy.  “War reminds us that Russia is ready to use all available forces and means, including military ones, to achieve its almost imperial goals", Mr.

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 18:23

Official results from the European elections in Poland show that the Civic Coalition (KO) of Prime Minister Donald Tusk came first, with 37.06% of the vote. Oposition  Law and Justice (PiS) party obtained 36.16%. Confederation finished third with 12.08% of the vote. The turnout rate was 40.65%, the lowest in any elections in Poland since 2014. In Hungary, the ruling Fidesz-KDNP coalition won with 44.3% of the votes. In the Czech Republic, the ANO Movement won, securing 26.14% of the votes.

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 14:44

For nearly three hours, experts at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University discussed key issues impacting the Visegrád Group countries—Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia.

Wed, 06/05/2024 - 23:55

"Dark clouds are gathering over Poland, this region, and the whole of Europe," Polish Prime Minister warned at Castle Square in Warsaw on Monday. Donald Tusk stressed that EU vote was crucial for keeping war outside the bloc. Polish PM Donald Tusk. Fot. Christoph Soeder/PAP/DPA

Tue, 06/04/2024 - 20:57

Poland plans to join a project to develop a European-wide air defense system to deter potential drone and missile attacks, Prime Minister Donald Tusk said at a news conference with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in Warsaw on Monday. - It doesn't take much imagination to understand that Europe is also in a danger zone. So I am glad that Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen responded positively to my intention for Poland to join a project in Europe that will build a dome protecting the…

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 20:16
President of Poland Andrzej Duda (R), Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky (L) and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda attend the press conference during the Three Seas (3SI) Summit at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius, Lithuania

The Three Seas Initiative has been the most important platform for regional cooperation over the past nine years, Polish President Andrzej Duda said at the Three Seas Initiative Business Forum in Vilnius. 

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 16:38
Peter Pellegrini

Peter Pellegrini, the parliamentary speaker and a former premier, beat Ivan Korčok in the Slovak presidential election run-off by collecting 53.12% of the vote against Korcok’s 46.87%. Peter Pellegrini, 48, will take over the Presidential Palace on June 15. Photo by Vaclav Salek/PAP/CTK (J)

Sun, 04/07/2024 - 06:00

The Polish Prime Minister warned that Europe was back in the "pre-war era" and must prepare for self-defense. ‘I don’t exaggerate. This is becoming more and more apparent every day’ - Donald Tusk said. ‘The next two years will decide everything’ - he added.

Fri, 03/29/2024 - 12:07
President Andrzej Duda and President of Hungary Tamas Sulyok (second from the left) with their spouses: Agata Kornhauser-Duda (first from the right) and Zsuzsanna Nagy (first from the left) during the welcome ceremony in the Courtyard of the Culture and Art Center in Stary Sącz, March 22, 2024

Hungarian President Tamás Sulyok underscored the importance of maintaining and deepening dialogue between Hungary and Poland, after meeting his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in Stary Sacz on Friday. - Polish-Hungarian friendship has lasted for at least a thousand years and has very deep roots in Hungarian society - noted the President of Hungary. This is the first foreign visit of the new Hungarian president, who took office less than three weeks ago. President Andrzej Duda thanked him for…

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 13:31

We will defend those norms that are violated by Russian aggression against Ukraine. This is our priority," announced today in the capital of Czech the head of Polish diplomacy, Radosław Sikorski. On the eve of the V4 foreign ministers' meeting, the heads of Polish and Czech diplomacy agreed that despite the differences between the Visegrád Group countries, cooperation in this format still makes sense. - We respect both Slovakia and Hungary and their right to independently define their positions…

Wed, 03/20/2024 - 19:37
Photo of Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Poland (R), Olaf Scholz, Federal Chancellor of Germany (M), and Emmanuel Macron, President of France (L), taken at a press conference in the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, March 15, 2024.

"Rumors about the death of the Weimar Triangle are greatly exaggerated", said on Friday evening Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who earlier that day met in Berlin with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron. The leaders announced a list of agreements to boost support for Ukraine. These included a pledge to procure vitally needed ammunition on world markets.

Fri, 03/15/2024 - 17:26

– Hungary is undoubtedly part of the West, and it became so by the decision of King St. Stephen. Hungarians are Europeans, not only in a geographical sense but also in a spiritual sense," president Tamás Sulyok said today in his inauguration speech.

Sun, 03/10/2024 - 15:12