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Polish minister mocked over meeting with nation of San Escobar11 Jan 11:40am

Polish minister mocked over meeting with nation of San Escobar

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Witold Waszczykowski derided on Twitter after talk of lobbying non-existent country as part of bid for a UN security council seat Poland’s foreign minister has become the subject of online derision after he said he had met the representative of a non-existent country as part of Poland’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN security council. Witold Waszczykowski was in New York this week to lobby for a seat on the council from 2018-19. He told reporters on Tuesday that he had had meetings with officials from nearly 20 countries, including some Caribbean nations “for the first time in the history of our diplomacy”. He then gave examples of countries “such as Belize or San Escobar” – the latter which, many were quick to point out, does not exist.
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