President of the Republic of Poland / News / A brief talk with US President Donald Trump

Source: Republic of Poland in English

Polish President Andrzej Duda held a brief talk with US President Donald Trump during a reception for participants of the UN General Assembly, in New York, head of the President’s Office Krzysztof Szczerski told Polish reporters.

President Duda, on a visit to New York for the general debate of the 73rd UN General Assembly, also met with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

According to Krzysztof Szczerski, Presidents Duda and Trump agreed to hold a “more detailed talk concerning the UN Security Council.” The presidential minister added that the US President is especially looking forward to the nearest UN Security Council debate, to take place on Wednesday, and is “counting on Poland’s voice” on issues which currently are of special importance to him, namely weapons of mass destruction and issues linked with Iran.

Krzysztof Szczerski added that the two Presidents also exchanged views on what should currently be the main issue of international politics.

Referring to President Duda’s meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, Krzysztof Szczerski said that the Ukrainian leader briefed his interlocutor on the state of affairs in his country and appealed for support for Ukrainian reforms. Petro Poroshenko also thanked Andrzej Duda for his words, during his meeting with Trump, about the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, about the need for peace in Ukraine and about the need for the rebuilding of Ukrainian sovereignty within fully and internationally recognised borders.

Minister Szczerski also reported that President Duda met with the heads of state of the Three Seas Initiative countries, who thanked Andrzej Duda for representing the Initiative during talks with President Trump. (PAP)