WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign minister is under fire for publishing a March 2008 internal document that outlined the previous government’s thinking about Russia and Ukraine.
Witold Waszczykowski said Tuesday the document exposed the liberal government of the time as departing from Poland’s traditionally pro-Ukraine policy and embarking on a pro-Russian course.
Posted on the ministry website, the document played down potential threats from Russia. It was drawn up before Moscow’s armed conflict with Georgia and its involvement in Ukraine.
The foreign minister of the time, Radek Sikorski, tweeted to say the publication of the once-restricted document was a political attack on …read more