Poland ‘open to constructive cooperation’ with Russia

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said he is open to having “constructive cooperation” with Russia, and “break the impasse” between the two countries.

“We see a need for social dialogue, for developing people-to-people contacts, for cultural cooperation and for rebuilding bilateral economic relations with our Russian neighbour,” Waszczykowski said during a meeting of the Polish-Russian Group for Difficult Matters.

“Russia and Poland are neighbours, and substantive dialogue that overcomes stereotypes lies in our mutual interest,” he added.

He said that despite the difficult situation between the current situation, Poland is open to constructive cooperation.

The Polish-Russian Group for Difficult Matters was created in 2002 and acts as a consultative body for the governments of Poland and Russia. The last meeting of the Group took place on 16 November 2013 in Kaliningrad.
 
 
Radio Poland
 
 
13.03.2017
 
 
 

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