framework of trans-border and cross-border cooperation between Ukraine and
Poland, the number of citizens of the two countries covered by the agreement on
local border traffic may be increased up to one million. This was announced by
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Monday, January 19, at a press
conference following the Ukrainian-Polish intergovernmental consultations.
that pursuant to the current agreement about 150 thousand citizens of the
Republic of Poland and Ukraine can travel freely through the Ukrainian-Polish
border on the basis of the agreement on small border traffic, "We believe we
can increase the number of citizens to a million".
Ukrainian-Polish intergovernmental consultations there were also discussed the
issues of education, science and humanitarian cooperation. The Head of
Ukrainian Government noted the importance of the proposal of the Polish side to
grant new scholarships under the programs for Ukrainian students.
informed that the Defense Ministries of Ukraine and Poland had held
consultations on military and technical cooperation, "Military and technical
cooperation demands peculiar attention and is a separate priority in our
of Ukraine also evaluated technical and practical assistance rendered by Poland
in political and fiscal decentralization areas, "I believe that it is just
the model of Poland that appears the most appropriate model of public governance