President Poroshenko: No alternative to strategic partnership between Ukraine and Poland

14.09.2016 18:41 440

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, the president’s press service reports. 

“The sides stressed the importance of introducing a visa-free regime between Ukraine and the EU in the near future. In this context, Polish Foreign Minister said that Ukraine had done a lot of work to meet the requirements for the introduction of a visa-free regime with the EU,” reads a report.

President Poroshenko thanked Poland for its active role in consolidating positions of EU states in support of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, as well as for the assistance to Ukraine in implementing the program of internal reforms. He emphasized the need to develop economic relations between Ukraine and Poland, in particular in the energy sector. "There is no alternative to the strategic partnership between Ukraine and Poland,” Poroshenko said.

In addition, the sides agreed to conclude a bilateral agreement on cooperation in defense in the near future, as well as to continue the cooperation through the Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian Brigade.


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