Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said this at a meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the press service of the Head of State reproted.
"Europe without Ukraine will not be full-fledged in political, economic or military senses. Poland was, is and will be with Ukraine, as your country defends Europe," Macierewicz stressed.
Poroshenko thanked Macierewicz for his personal presence at the parade on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine and highly appreciated the participation of the unit of the Polish Army in the parade, which became "a historic day for the Ukrainian-Polish friendship".
Poroshenko and Macierewicz discussed further strengthening of military and technical cooperation between Ukraine and Poland, implementation of the decisions of the Warsaw Summit of NATO, and the issue of activation of Ukraine's participation in joint multinational training. The parties agreed that the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the first time in their history would take part in military exercises of the countries of the Visegrad Four.