Kohl Praises Polish Efforts for Better Ties

From Reuters

West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl praised efforts by the Polish government to improve relations and said in an interview published Thursday that the two sides could solve mutual problems.

He welcomed calls by Polish Premier Mieczyslaw Rakowski for an improvement in relations.

“I welcome with satisfaction Premier Rakowski’s readiness to achieve a breakthrough in relations . . . which is in tune with the strivings and aims of the federal government,” Kohl said in the interview in the Polish government newspaper Rzeczpospolita.