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Volodymyr Groysman: Ukraine and Poland have a shared and happy future
30.08.2016 | 17:43
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

On Tuesday, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Poland to Ukraine Henryk Litvin in connection with completion of his diplomatic mission in Ukraine. The parties discussed the topical issues of cooperation between Ukraine and Poland and their future development.

The Prime Minister stressed interstate relations between Ukraine and Poland have strategic importance.

The Head of Government commended Poland's support for the necessary reforms, in particular the decentralization of power. For its part Ukraine is ready to build friendly and constructive relations with Poland, assured Volodymyr Groysman.

"There are certain challenges that we must overcome, there are problems that we must solve, but it is crucial to ensure that the questions and answers that we exchange with each other make us closer, but not disunite. Because Poland and Ukraine are very close and friendly states that have our common past, rather challenging past, that have very good present and have to ensure a shared and friendly future", he said.

"I will spare no effort to keep our bilateral relations at high level. I believe this is very important. We must overcome all the challenges we face. This is a task for the Government I chair, and in general for all of us," noted the Prime Minister.

Moreover, the Head of Government emphasized the importance of the participation of President of Poland Andrzej Duda in the celebrations devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Poland to Ukraine thanked to Volodymyr Groysman for cooperation. He also evaluated the endeavors of the Government in the development of Polish-Ukrainian relations.

"From the beginning of work of your Government we noticed very rapid growth of activity in the inter-ministerial direction, said Henryk Litwin. The work of your Government demonstrates there is a great interest in bilateral contacts, so, on our side, there have also opened new opportunities. I believe that they will develop successfully".

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