Politicians Talk

Politicians Talk – Thursday 09/06/2022

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US – POLAND

Joe Biden – US President  & Andrzej Duda – Polish President

United States President Joe Biden and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda discussed over the phone on Wednesday the current situation in Ukraine.

“Following President Biden’s trip to Poland in March, the leaders reaffirmed their shared commitment to further strengthening our bilateral security and economic cooperation. They also discussed their ongoing support for the people and government of Ukraine” the press statement posted on the official website of the White House.

GERMANY

Geza Andreas von Geyr – German Ambassador to Russia

The German Ambassador to Russia told Ria Novosti on Thursday that relations between Germany and Russia have deteriorated to the point of “a real collapse.”

“As geographical neighbors, we will continue to need each other in many ways, given our history, which will now include February 24, 2022 as a distinctive date,” the diplomat said. However, he stressed cooperation between Germany and Russia “in many areas will hardly be possible for a long time or, in any case, will be much more difficult.”

CANADA

Melanie Joly – Canadian Foreign Minister

Otava is imposing a ban on Russian oil, gas and chemical products, Joly announced on Wednesday.

“These new measures impose a ban on the export of 28 services vital for the operation of the oil, gas and chemical industries (…) The banning of the exportation of oil, gas and chemical services targets an industry that accounts for about 50% of Russia’s federal budget revenues,” the official statement read.

PERU

Aníbal Torres – Prime Minister

The Peruvian government ratified this Monday its “firm decision” to carry out the great “Majes Siguas II” irrigation project, which plans to create tens of thousands of jobs and benefit the farmers of the southern region of Arequipa.

“From the Executive power we ratify the firm decision to carry out the Majes Siguas II project and we will support the regional government in fully developing all the phases that contemplate its execution,” assured Peru’s Prime Minister, Aníbal Torres, during a work visit to Arequipa.