Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau criticized US President Joe Biden‘s Not to meet on his first Trip on Europe include G7 .
|Poland’s nationalist government attached great importance to its relationship with the former U.S. President Donald Trump|
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau criticized U.S President Joe Biden‘s decision not to meet with Eastern European politicians on his first trip abroad.
In an interview published by Rzeczpospolita newspaper on Friday, Rau also regretted Washington had waived sanctions on the company behind the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that is being built to carry natural gas from Russia to Germany.
Pipeline is being built to transport natural gas from Russia to Germany Biden‘s eight-day trip to Europe includes a summit of the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies in England, talks in Brussels with the heads of state and government of the European Union and the Northern Atlantic Treaty military alliance Organization and a Geneva summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Unfortunately, the American delegation coming to Europe, led by President Joe Biden, is so busy with its meeting with President Putin that he has not had time to organize meetings with allies on the eastern flank,” Rau said.
Criticizing Washington for not imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2 AG and its CEO, he said: “The American allies did not find time to deliberate with the region of the world hardest hit by the impact of this decision: the pipeline is being built despite concerns.
” That Russia could use them as leverage to weaken the EU member states by increasing their dependence on Moscow “Then who pays the bill for Germany’s and the US’s mistakes? No crisis will be solved if you don’t answer the phone”, Rau said.
Poland’s nationalist government attached great importance to its relationship with the former U.S. President Donald Trump secured the promise of an ongoing US military operation in Poland at a time when his handling of democratic values tested the tolerance of Warsaw’s EU allies during his campaign for the US presidential election last year, Biden accused Trump to support authoritarian leaders around the world, including Poland.