Beware: 'Russia entering path of aggression' - Polish foreign minister

18:05 Nov. 25, 2016

'Russia entering path of aggression' - Polish foreign minister

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski speaks at a press conference following talks with several EU country's foreign ministers and officials, in Warsaw (AP photo)

Poland looks forward in the future with growing concern over growing Russian aggression

The West is concerned that Russia could "again enter the path of aggression, and build a new empire", Poland's foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski claimed, Radio Poland reports on Thursday. 

"We look eastward with increasing concern that Russia may again enter the path of aggression, and build a new empire. And we would once again become a victim," Waszczykowski said while addressing a lecture in Dublin, Ireland, on Thursday.

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The lecture, entitled "The Role of Europe in an uncertain world – the perspective of the Visegrad Group" presented the priorities of Polish foreign policy, as well as a common agenda for the countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

In his lecture, Waszczykowski said that Poland and the countries of the region who have a similar experience are watching international policy being shaped primarily by "two factors: history and geography", Radio Poland reports. 

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