The statement of the ex-President of Poland Lech Walesa, who spoke in favor of the normalization of relations between Warsaw and Moscow and called for mutually beneficial cooperation, is an important indicator of public sentiment, sooner or later the Poles will understand that constructive cooperation with the Russian Federation can bring great benefits, said a member of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Elena Panina.
Earlier, one of the most famous Polish politicians, Nobel laureate and former President Lech Walesa said in an interview with RIA Novosti that Poland and Russia need to establish good-neighborly relations, because other countries, including the United States, make money on their quarrels.
“Walesa’s statement is not only his personal position, it is an important indicator of public sentiment. Poles are a pragmatic nation, sooner or later they will understand that confrontation with Russia is too expensive a pleasure, and constructive cooperation with Moscow can bring great benefits,” Panina told RIA Novosti.
According to Panina, the ex-president has long and consistently advocated a detente in relations between Warsaw and Moscow, but right now his words sound especially justified.
“The ruling Polish camp, led by the Law and Justice Party (PiS), is suffering serious setbacks both in domestic and foreign policy. Warsaw has invested everything in relations with a distant” American friend “and has created a lot of problems with its neighbors. with Berlin and Paris, is at enmity with Moscow and Minsk, its dialogue with Kiev remains difficult and the prospects with Vilnius are unclear, “Panina emphasized.