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Ukraine: Poland's Duda commends Poroshenko for pro-NATO stance on Ind. Day02:57

Ukraine: Poland's Duda commends Poroshenko for pro-NATO stance on Ind. Day

Ukraine, Kiev
August 24, 2016 at 16:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in Kiev, Wednesday, to mark 25 years of Ukrainian independence from the Soviet Union.

Delegations of the two countries met to discuss bilateral relations between Ukraine and Poland, focusing on the ceasefire in Ukraine, Kiev’s economic stability, and Ukraine’s attempted integration into the EU.

Poroshenko said that he was glad that the "Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian Brigade participated in our parade" for independence from the USSR. In response, Duda thanked the Ukrainian President for the opportunity to participate in the parade, touting Ukraine’s pull towards NATO.

After the meeting, Duda and Poroshenko signed a declaration of strategic partnership. The Polish side underlined that they were in support of non-visa based access for Ukrainians into Europe. Duda invited Poroshenko to Warsaw, with a preliminary meeting to take place in December.

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in Kiev, Wednesday, to mark 25 years of Ukrainian independence from the Soviet Union.

Delegations of the two countries met to discuss bilateral relations between Ukraine and Poland, focusing on the ceasefire in Ukraine, Kiev’s economic stability, and Ukraine’s attempted integration into the EU.

Poroshenko said that he was glad that the "Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian Brigade participated in our parade" for independence from the USSR. In response, Duda thanked the Ukrainian President for the opportunity to participate in the parade, touting Ukraine’s pull towards NATO.

After the meeting, Duda and Poroshenko signed a declaration of strategic partnership. The Polish side underlined that they were in support of non-visa based access for Ukrainians into Europe. Duda invited Poroshenko to Warsaw, with a preliminary meeting to take place in December.

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