Poland looks for possibility to restore relations with Russia, says foreign minister
In its relations with Russia Poland is trying to look for spheres of cooperation which will make it possible to restore cooperation in the future, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz stated on Thursday in the Sejm (the lower parliamentary chamber) in the keynote speech of his ministry, Trend reports referring to TASS.
"We are looking for spheres in the Polish-Russian relations where common participation may help restore cooperation," he said. The minister reiterated that "last year Polish and Russian experts prepared a didactic manual for history teachers, an agreement permitting transportations was signed, important negotiation on diplomatic immovable property started, and a visit of Russian media representatives was organized."
"The regions of northeastern Poland and the Kaliningrad Region may expect financing under trans-border cooperation with a total volume of almost 60 million euros," Czaputowicz stressed.
The Polish foreign minister stated again that "Russia continues aggressive policy against Ukraine." "The possible dialogue with Russia within Euro-Atlantic and European structures should depend on the execution of the postulates of the international community," he noted.
The minister also called for the execution of the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, which says that Russia should give to Poland the wreckage of the government plane Tu-154 that crashed near Smolensk in 2010.