In the next few days, she will fly to Warsaw.
Track and field athlete from Belarus Kristina Timanovskaya received a Polish humanitarian visa. This was announced on Monday on Twitter by Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz.
“Belarusian athlete Kristina Timanovskaya is already in direct contact with Polish diplomats in Tokyo. She received a humanitarian visa. Poland will do everything necessary to help her continue her sports career,” he wrote.
Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Szymon Szynkowski said that after receiving a humanitarian visa, Timanouskaya would fly to Warsaw. The Polish Press Agency reported this.
According to Szynkowski, the Belarusian athlete decided to apply for a humanitarian visa after consulting with Polish diplomats. “Such a visa has already been issued to her today. Thanks to this visa, she will be able to fly to Warsaw in the coming days,” he said.
Szynkowski noted that Timanouskaya is under the care of the Polish diplomatic and consular services. She was also personally received by the Polish Ambassador to Japan. The deputy head of the Polish Foreign Ministry stressed that the athlete “is safe at the moment.”