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In a formal ceremony held at the Belweder Palace on Thursday, President Andrzej Duda accepted the letters of credence from the ambassadors of Sweden, Norway, Armenia, Turkey, and the Apostolic Nuncio in Poland, as announced by the Office of the President of the Republic of Poland.
Strengthening Diplomatic Ties
The presentation of credentials is a significant diplomatic tradition, symbolizing the commencement of official relations between nations. Ambassador Andreas von Beckerath of the Kingdom of Sweden, Ambassador Øystein Bø of the Kingdom of Norway, and Ambassador Alexander Arzoumanian of the Republic of Armenia all had the honor of presenting their credentials. The Vatican’s Apostolic Nuncio in Poland, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, also took part in this solemn event, signifying the enduring ties between Poland and the Holy See.
These diplomatic interactions underscore the importance of international cooperation, peace, and dialogue. The acceptance of credentials by President Duda signifies Poland’s commitment to fostering productive relationships with these countries and the Vatican, working together to address global challenges and strengthen bilateral cooperation.