Poland regrets Biden not assembly east European leaders throughout journey [Video]


WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish International Minister Zbigniew Rau has criticized President Biden’s resolution to not meet jap European leaders on his first journey overseas. 

In an interview printed by Rzeczpospolita newspaper on Friday, Rau additionally regretted Washington had waived sanctions on the corporate behind the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that’s being constructed to hold pure fuel from Russia to Germany. 

Biden’s eight-day journey to Europe features a summit of the Group of Seven (G7) superior economies in England, talks in Brussels with leaders of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation army alliance, and a summit in Geneva with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

“Sadly, the American delegation coming to Europe, headed by President Joe Biden, is so busy together with his assembly with President Putin that it has not discovered time to organise conferences with allies on the jap flank,” Rau stated. 

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Criticizing Washington for waiving sanctions on Nord Stream 2 AG and its chief govt, he stated: “The American allies didn’t make time for consulting with the area of the world that’s most affected by the impression of this resolution.” 

The pipeline is being constructed regardless of considerations that Russia may use it as leverage to weaken EU member states by rising their dependency on Moscow for fuel. 

“Who will then pay the invoice for German and American errors? No disaster will likely be solved by not answering the cellphone,” Rau stated. 

Poland’s nationalist authorities set nice retailer by its relationship with former President Trump, securing a pledge of a everlasting U.S. army deployment in Poland at a time when its dealing with of democratic values has examined the tolerance of Warsaw’s EU allies. 

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Throughout his marketing campaign for final yr’s U.S. presidential election, Biden accused Trump of backing authoritarian leaders all over the world together with in Poland.

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