- March 21, 2013
Butkevičius: Sikorski does not follow the ethics of diplomacy
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius stated that the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Radosław Sikorski, who connected the problems of the Polish minority in Lithuania with energy projects, does not follow the diplomatic ethics.
‘I haven’t read this statement yet, but if it’s true, it does not follow the ethics of diplomacy. Especially as it is a statement given by the Minister of Foreign Affairs’ – said Butkevičius during the press conference.
On Wednesday, Sikorski stated that solving the problems of the Polish minority in Lithuania would allow on ‘easier realization’ of bilateral energy and transport projects.
‘Solving the most urgent issues, including the rights of the Polish minority in Lithuania, will contribute to easier realization of bilateral undertakings including new road, railway and energy connections’ – said Sikorski during the parliamentary speech on Wednesday.
Tłumaczenie Barbara Rożek w ramach praktyk w Europejskiej Fundacji Praw Człowieka, www.efhr.eu. Translated by Barbara Rożek within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.