Polish dep FM among officials discussing European security

The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that Paweł Jabłoński, deputy Foreign Minister, took part in the meeting concerning the current security situation in Europe and the coordination of allies’ activities within NATO, the EU and the OSCE.

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The conference was also attended by Wendy Sherman (US Deputy Secretary of State), Mircea Geoană (NATO Deputy Secretary General), Stefano Sannino (Secretary General of the European External Action Service) and Helga Schmid (Secretary General of the OSCE).

According to the ministry, the officials discussed the steps taken by the international community in recent days to find a solution to the tense situation around Ukraine caused by the Russian aggression. They also discussed the actions that will take place in the coming days.

“Poland counts on the US, NATO and EU”

Mr Jabłoński, representing the Polish chairmanship of the OSCE, summed up the recent events, pointing to the further concentration of the Kremlin’s troops around Ukraine and the lack of a positive response from Russia to the diplomatic actions undertaken so far against it.

He also pointed out that Poland counts on the active participation of the US, NATO and the EU in consultations with OSCE countries in Vienna, as well as on the swift completion of work on a package of sanctions-related measures that may be applied in the event of further escalation of the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict.