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Polish defence minister discusses Ukraine war with senior EU military official

15.07.2022 13:30
Poland's defence minister has discussed Russia's aggression against Ukraine with the head of the European Union's Military Committee, officials announced on Friday. 
Mariusz Błaszczak (right) and Robert Brieger (left) meet in Warsaw on Friday.
Mariusz Błaszczak (right) and Robert Brieger (left) meet in Warsaw on Friday.Photo: Polish Ministry of Defence/twitter.com/MON_GOV_PL

The Polish defence ministry said in a tweet that the conversation between Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and the EU's Gen. Robert Brieger also focused on "the implementation of the EU Strategic Compass."

It explained that the Strategic Compass "is an action plan to strengthen the EU's security and defence policy."

On Thursday, Brieger met in private with the chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces, Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak, state news agency PAP reported.

He later told reporters that the talks had focused on the war in Ukraine.

He also praised Poland for supporting Ukraine and said that EU member states must work closer together “to deter Russia and any other potential aggressors.”

Friday was day 142 of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


Source: IAR, PAP