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Senior Polish Diplomat Talks to VOA on Ties, Hopes for Belarus

Piotr Wilczek assumed his post as Poland’s ambassador to the United States in 2017. Prior to this position, he taught for many years as a liberal arts professor at universities both in Poland and the U.S. Below is a transcript of a recent written interview, centered on the question of Belarus.VOA: Why does Belarus matter?Wilczek: Belarus shares with Poland not only a border, but extensive historic and cultural heritage as well. Our countries have a common history; we were once part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, later were forced into being dominated by the USSR. Poland was also one of the …read more

Source:: Voice of America