‘The Minister claimed that after the presidential election it would be a proper time for the change in the lead of Polish diplomacy. He also expressed his belief that his successor will continue his work and will foster Polish position internationally’ – added the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

 

This is the second resignation in the government of Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki during last few days since the Minister of Health Łukasz Szumowski resigned on Tuesday. 

 

Jacek Czaputowicz has led the diplomacy in Poland since January 2018. He replaced the former Minister Witold Waszczykowski. 

 

In recent weeks, the Minister of Foreign Affairs led the Polish diplomacy, inter alia, in respect of the crisis in Belarus. In his activities as the Minister, Czaputowicz was focusing on regional policy and cooperation of the Baltic States, the Visegrad Group and the Three Sees Initiative. 

 

Earlier, Jacek Czaputowicz worked in the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs as the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of the Foreign Affairs and he joined the Board of the Polish Institute of International Affairs. He has been associated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1990.