On Monday night, international consultations were held between Western leaders over the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine
The White House announced that a video conference on Monday night between U.S. President Joe Biden with the Polish President Andrzej Duda and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson lasted 80 minutes.
The EU was represented by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel. NATO was represented by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
President of Poland Andrzej Duda stated that he will call the Polish National Security Council on Friday to share the situation with the most important members of Polish politics in the upcoming days.
“I want to underline the unity of NATO. At this point in time, there is no ally which would break off solidarity towards Ukraine compared to the rest of the alliance,” he said.
Duda also declared that “nothing points to Poland being in any sort of danger at this moment.”
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said prior to the meeting, that the conversation was an element of establishing plans in the case of renewed Russian aggression and preparing the defenses of allies.
UN Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg indicated that the allies agreed that any further Russian aggression against Ukraine will result in a heavy price.
European Council President Charles Michel also emphasized that NATO would coordinate their response in the case of military conflict against Ukraine.