New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland

Minister McCully in Poland

Hon Murray McCully and Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski meet in Warsaw

New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Murray McCully, visited Poland on 19-20 March.

During the visit, he met with the Speaker of the Senate, Bogdan Borusewicz, had a working lunch with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Radosław Sikorski and held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and economic Minister, Janusz Piechociński. He also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw.
 
The visit offered “an excellent opportunity to get a regional perspective on events in Ukraine, discuss a free trade agreement with the EU and further New Zealand’s bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council.” Other issues discussed included trade, scientific cooperation, education and tourism.
 
Minister McCully was undertaking a wider European tour which included the United Kingdom, Andorra, Spain, Poland and Germany.
 

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