As observers report at the UN summit in New York, the front of Zelensky’s friends appears to be collapsing. The latest news, involving political explosives, fits the picture nicely: Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, of all people, announced on Wednesday evening that Warsaw will no longer supply Kiev with arms. Background: There is a dispute over grain distribution. Poland still does not want to allow the import of wheat from its neighboring country for the safety of its farmers. Slovakia and Hungary have also made similar announcements.
Zelensky reacted to the announcement directly as usual: “Some countries are only pretending to be solidarity and indirectly supporting Russia,” he said. A tip for all things against Poland. Since the beginning of the war, no other country has taken in more refugees as a percentage of its population; Many EU decisions in Kiev’s favor were mainly due to government initiatives in Warsaw.
Poles reacted immediately to the insult, summoning the Ukrainian ambassador and protesting in front of the United Nations. Shortly afterward, Morawiecki dropped the bomb. This issue is extremely sensitive in the current election campaign in Poland. Farmers are an important group of voters for the PiS government. “Ukrainian officials do not understand the extent of the instability of the Polish agricultural industry,” Morawiecki said Wednesday about the dispute. “We protect Polish farmers,” the prime minister said.