Disinfo: The Polish attitude towards Ukraine is the result of American and Israeli pressure

Summary

The Polish attitude towards Ukraine is the result of American and Israeli pressure (mostly American). It is difficult to understand why the Poles are so submissive to this pressure to do good to Ukraine. Somehow, no one exerts pressure on the other side [Ukraine] to do good to Poland.

Disproof

A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative that the United States and other countries, such as Israel, fully shape Poland's foreign policy. This narrative promotes the idea that current Polish foreign policy does not correspond to the national interests of the country because Poland is an American “puppet-state”.

The statement that the USA or any other country such as the EU, Germany, Israel, etc., control Poland's foreign policy is disinformation. Poland is a sovereign state, which shapes its own foreign and domestic policies. The Polish government underlines the importance of implementation of a pro-active Eastern policy, based on the promotion of key Polish interests in this region – strengthening of independence and security of the Polish Eastern neighbours, support for pro-European and Transatlantic trends in the region and support for reforms in the countries of the post-Soviet region. Regarding Ukraine, the Polish government has repeatedly shown its full support to solving the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the complete restoration of its territorial integrity.

Read more disinformation messages concerning Polish-Ukrainian relations: Polish policy towards Ukraine is shaped by the Americans, Polish politicians care about Ukraine only if it continues harming Russia and Poland will stop its friendly policy towards Ukraine if the USA gives a signal.

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  • Reported in: Issue 232
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/02/2021
  • Outlet language(s) Polish
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Israel, Poland, US, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Anti-Semitism, Ukraine, Jews, Puppets, US presence in Europe, Sovereignty
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Disproof

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