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    Poland’s President states Russia must fail in this war

    Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has declared that in order for the world to be secure, Russia needs to be defeated in the conflict in Ukraine.

    Duda made the statement at a press briefing on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland, where he is participating in the 2023 World Economic Forum.

    Russia’s invasion, Duda also said, has failed, and the campaign in Ukraine is being scaled back.

    “Today, Russia seems to be thinking more about how to get out of all this unscathed,”

    he argued.

    “Well, Russia must not be allowed to get out of it unscathed… that is, with a feeling that it has gained something, that it has achieved some success,”

    Duda said.

    “For it to be safe for the world, Russia must fail in this war,” he continued, adding that if it won it would “start another one soon.”

    Duda referred to Poland’s donation of Leopard tanks from Germany to Kyiv as part of an international coalition.

    “I hope that Germany will also give Ukraine tanks from its own resources and together with our allies we will collect a fair number of them, and this will support the defenders of Ukraine,”

    he said.

    Germany holds the export license for the Leopards, so Poland needs Berlin’s approval to hand them over to Ukraine.


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