President Duda after security council meeting: we are constantly monitoring the situation
A session of the National Security Council was held at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Monday. "Let me assure you that we are active, we are constantly monitoring the situation to ensure Poland's and the Poles' security and to the highest possible degree in this difficult situation," President Andrzej Duda said after the meeting.
Opening a National Security Council session on Monday (March 28), Poland's President Andrzej Duda said that he would present "a certain summary of what we have heard from the Americans regarding our relations and what we have been promised".
"The picture is plain and clear, and we can speak about certain outlooks on the future, with regard to what action we can expect from the North Atlantic Alliance. Those are the most important topics I'd like to discuss with you, and I'd like to ask the prime minister and the ministers to contribute and inform about the events they took part in," he added.
President: we are active, we are monitoring the situation
After the council meeting, the president met with reporters for a short while.
"After the United States president's visit, we are taking further action on the international arena. Let me assure you that we are active, we are constantly monitoring the situation to ensure Poland's and the Poles' security and to the highest possible degree in this difficult situation," president Duda said.
He also said that after the meeting he would speak with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the phone.
The chief of the presidential International Policy Bureau, Jakub Kumoch, told Polish Press Agency after this call that it had been an initiative of the British side and "pertained almost entirely to Ukraine and the ways the two countries plan to support Ukraine".
"A lot of concrete proposals were voiced, first and foremost, a very quick biletaral meeting has been agreed" - Kumoch said, adding that the planned meeting between Duda and Johnson would most likely be held in London.
The National Security Council
The previous session of the National Security Council devoted to the situation in Ukraine was held on March 2.
The National Security Council is an advisory body to the President of Poland. The members of the council include: speakers of both chambers of the parliament - the Sejm and the Senate, the prime minister, ministers of defence, interior, and foreign affairs, special services minister-coordinator, chief of the president's office, and the chief of the National Security Bureau - who serves as the council secretary. The president has the right to invite other people to a session of the council, if he deems it important.
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