Berlin, Paris and Warsaw unite

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Polish and German counterparts Zbigniew Rau and Annalena Baerbock attended a meeting in Lodz, Poland, on March 1, 2022.

The airport is tens of kilometers from the Ukrainian border, but the breath of conflict is very present. Four military aircraft landed one after another at the tarmac at this location, where Polish authorities are seeking to remain silent, shortly after the Belgian A400M, which came to unload cargo, departed. Private sites have been urgently converted to air hubs, especially for humanitarian purposes. Ukrainian tycoons come to retrieve equipment provided by Kyiv’s allies.

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This Tuesday 1er In March, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian greeted members of the French embassy sent from Warsaw in an emergency, welcoming the French who fled directly from Ukraine at the border. Two major intersections in the area. “The door on the Polish side is wide open, but for the first few days, some people took more than 80 hours to pass through the Ukrainian checkpoint.Said one of the agents who wanted to remain anonymous. Despite the endless flow of arrivals, things are smoother than they are now. »»

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The French minister meets a crew member in red overalls for a French civilian security aircraft just arriving from Paris at the tarmac. The seconds should follow a little. A total of 8 tons of medicines and health equipment will land. “How to support Poland as well as Ukraine”, Says the head of French diplomacy. During this express trip, every opportunity was good, so trying to strengthen relations between 27 and Poland, one of NATO’s countries, was most exposed to the shock waves of the war in Ukraine.

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A little early in the morning, Jean-Yves Le Drian met with German counterpart Annalena Baerbock with Zbigniew Rau, the head of Polish diplomacy. The meeting of the three leaders of the Weimar Triangle (Warsaw, Berlin and Paris) took place in the city of Lodz in a vast and beautiful mansion transformed into a museum.

Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and Poland were able to join Ukrainian colleague Dmytro Kuleba at a video conference. Beyond the message of solidarity to the Kyiv authorities, the conference also made it possible to show frank support for Poland at the forefront of welcoming refugees fleeing Russian military violence.

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Welcome Le Dorian “Central role” In a country where about 400,000 refugees have already arrived from Ukraine since the launch of the attack by Vladimir Putin.Annalena Baerbock said her soliloquy “Very impressed” Due to the mobilization of Poles, they often welcome those seeking asylum in their homes. “The Russian president was wrong, he speculated about the division of Europeans, the opposite happened.”Added the Minister of the Environment.

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