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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION

  • 14 June 2017

    Poland and Denmark enjoy boosting economic relations, but our wish is to make them even stronger – declared Prime Minister Beata Szydło on Friday 9th of June, during a joint briefing with the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen in Copenhagen.

    A groundbreaking document for the energy security of Poland

     

    Heads of government of Poland and Denmark signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline, an investment crucial for the energy security of Poland.

     

    The Baltic Pipe is part of the joint Polish, Danish and Norwegian project aimed to connect the Polish gas infrastructure with the natural gas deposits on the Norwegian shelf of the North Sea. As Prime Minister Beata Szydło underlined, it is a very important investment. “It is also – she added – a question of improving the energy security of Poland and the whole region”.

     

    The Danish Prime Minister expressed hope that the project and the decisions that go along with it will be implemented and will turn out to be profitable both for Poland and Denmark.

     

    In the Memorandum, Prime Ministers of Poland and Denmark confirmed their support for the implementation of the Baltic Pipe project, taking into account its goal, which is to ensure sustainable, competitive and affordable energy for the EU citizens.

     

    Economy and investments

     

    Poland and Denmark enjoy flourishing economic relations, but our wish is to make them stronger, so that we could carry out more business projects and the Polish companies could invest more in Denmark – stressed Polish Prime Minister, pointing that “Danish companies are successfully investing in Poland”.

     

    Danish Prime Minister L.L. Rasmussen also referred to the Polish – Danish economic cooperation. He emphasized that Denmark wished to promote it as Poland is one of the most important partners for his country.

     

    During her visit to Copenhagen Prime Minister Beata Szydło also met with Danish investors at the Confederation of the Danish Industry.

     

    European policy and security of the region

     

    The Prime Ministers of Poland and Denmark further discussed the EU agenda in the context of the next European Council to be held  in two weeks’ time in Brussels, other European policy issues as well as security in the Baltic Sea region.

     

    Head of the Polish government met also with representatives of the Polish diaspora, gathered at the Polish Embassy in Copenhagen.

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