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Polish Foreign Minister Considering Resignation

Polish President Lech Kaczynski (shown) is reportedly having intense discussions with Foreign Minister Meller (file photo) (AFP) 13 February 2006 -- Polish Foreign Minister Stefan Meller said today he might quit over differences with the government and the president on how to conduct Poland's foreign policy.

Pawel Dobrowolski, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, said intense talks are currently under way between President Lech Kazynski, Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, and Meller.

Also today, Meller said he believes there is hope for a "new opening" in relations with Russia following months of tensions. He said the thawing relations could result in high-level talks soon between both sides.

(AFP, dpa)

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