WARSAW, 10 November. / Tass /. The head of the European Council (Council of Europe), Donald Tusk, expressed concern over the position of US President Donald Trump, who previously stated that he was not interested in protecting the world order on the basis of common Western principles and values. Tusk said this on Saturday, speaking in Lodz on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Poland's independence.
In his speech, the head of the European Council recalled the discussion held six months ago at the G7 summit: "With President Trump, we discussed whether the order based on common principles and values is still applicable". "Probably, for the first time in our modern history, the President of the United States has declared that he is not interested in continuing to think or actions like that," he said.
"This question is really serious, especially when in our country there are also politicians and political forces that are trying to change order, which, in my opinion and not only in my opinion, is the basis of our present and future independence. the future of the European Union ", said the head of the European Council in a speech, the text of which is published on the website of the organization.