A loud statement was made by Polish foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski. Commenting on the words of the Russian Ambassador Sergey Andreev that the country must preserve the monuments to Soviet soldiers, the Polish foreign Minister said that the responsibility for the outbreak of the Second world war together with Germany and the Soviet Union carries. In his opinion, the most terrible war in its history, the Soviet Union conducted “in their own interests.”
photo: Mikhail Kovalev
The USSR together with Germany is responsible for starting the Second world war, to such conclusion the Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski. In an interview with Wpolityce, the Polish Minister said that the Soviet Union “, together with Germany, attacked” in his country. These words Waszczykowski said in response to a request for comment on application of the Russian Ambassador Sergey Andreev that Poland should maintain the monuments to Soviet soldiers in gratitude for the liberation from Nazism.
“I would first of all have adjusted this historical narrative, because it is impossible to start the history of Polish-Soviet, Polish-Russian relations since 1945, with the liberation from German occupation,” — said Waszczykowski, adding that, in his opinion, the Soviet Union “very much contributed to the outbreak of the Second world war.”