Poland withdraws Ukrainian ambassador over Zelenskiy's political play remarks, conflict intensifies

Updated Sep 21, 2023
Poland summoned Ukraine's ambassador to Warsaw in response to what Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called a "political play" toward Poland and other countries that decided not to import domestic agricultural products. Prior to this, the conflict appears to be intensifying, with Ukraine filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) demanding that Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia lift the embargo on their agricultural products. Since Poland claimed to be Ukraine's largest supporter and ally after Russia's invasion of Ukraine last year, attention is focused on whether the relationship between the two countries will worsen due to this conflict. According to Reuters and AFP on the 20th (local time), the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it had summoned Ukraine's Ambassador to Warsaw Vasil Zbaric to protest. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, “We strongly protested against President Zelensky’s remarks at the UN General Assembly where he claimed that ...
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