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  • Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko paid a working trip to Poland
    posted 01 March 2017 15:54

    On February 28, 2017 in the framework of the working visit to the Republic of Poland, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko held a meeting with Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Ryszard Terlecki.

    During the meeting Vyacheslav Kyrylenko expressed gratitude to Poland for its support and stressed that relations between the two countries will continue to strengthen.

    "I am convinced that historians and politicians would consider all significant issues in historical heritage of our countries and foster good relations between the two countries," underlined the Vice Prime Minister.

    In his turn Ryszard Terlecki admitted that a strong Ukraine is a vital issue for the security of Poland and the entire Europe.

    "We will spare no effort to enhance Ukrainian-Polish collaboration at all levels," underlined Ryszard Terlecki.

    The Polish side was informed about the ongoing situation in Donbas and the progress of reforms in our state.

    Moreover, Vyacheslav Kyrylenko held a meeting with President of the Institute of National Remembrance of Poland Dr. Jarosław Szarek. The sides paid peculiar attention to joint projects in historical research of interest for the two countries, exchange of archival materials, and honoring important historical events. Touching upon the issue of historical Ukrainian-Polish relations, the interlocutors focused upon the issues of protection of Ukrainian memorial places in Poland, and those of Poland in Ukraine.

    During the working trip to Poland Vyacheslav Kyrylenko together with diplomats of the Embassy of Ukraine in Poland paid tribute to the soldiers of the Ukrainian National Republic (UNR) who had been buried in an orthodox cemetery in Warsaw and lit icon lamps near the memorial to the victims of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine.

    Apart from that, Vyacheslav Kyrylenko participated in the international conference "Three revolutions – portraits of Ukraine", which took place at the College of Europe in Natolin. The Vice Prime Minister stressed that that such an event demonstrates the great interest of Polish and European partner countries to Ukraine and its identity.