The head of the National Security Bureau, Jacek Siewiera, and the presidential minister, Wojciech Kolarski, are visiting Israel, where they met, among others, with representatives of the National Security Council of Israel and talked about the situation and military activities in the Gaza Strip.
— We discussed the security situation, risks and threats related to its future course and the situation of Polish citizens in the Gaza Strip, the head of the National Security Bureau reported to journalists on site.
— There are citizens of the Republic of Poland in the territory of the Gaza Strip. This is over 25 peoplewho were in the Gaza Strip in the period since the terrorist attack, but one of the Polish citizens – Alexader Danzig – is also among the hostages – informed the head of the National Security Bureau. “We have reasonable grounds to expect that in the coming hours and days, we hope, some citizens will leave the Gaza Strip,” he stressed.
Siewiera also reported that a large group was located right next to the border crossing. — Consular staff were already allowed into the passport processing facilities in Rafah and made visual contact, but there was no movement today. The Rafah crossing remained closed for the last two days, the head of the National Security Bureau reported.
Polish delegation in Israel
Siewiera said that Poland proposed humanitarian aid for the civilian population and the proposal was accepted.
— On behalf of the president, I conveyed information that we recognize and recognize Israel’s right to defend itself against Hamas terrorists, at the same time emphasizing, which was also reflected in the composition of the delegation, the need to comply with the principles of international law when conducting military operations, the need to spare the lives of the civilian population in the territory of the Gaza Strip — handed over.
The Polish delegation to Israel also includes the president of the Government Agency of Strategic Reserves, Michał Kuczmierowski, and the head of the government’s Humanitarian and Medical Assistance Team, Artur Zaczyński.