Poland supports deployment of UN mission in Donbas

Poland supports deployment of UN mission in Donbas

Poland is ready to support the deployment of UN peacekeepers in Donbas and actively engage in the settlement of the situation in the east of Ukraine as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council from January 1, 2018.

Deputy Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Bartosz Cichocki said this during a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Sergiy Kyslytsa in Warsaw, the Polish Foreign Ministry reports.

"Poland has been long involved in negotiations on the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and supports the idea of deploying the international UN forces in the territory that suffers from aggression and occupation," the Polish Foreign Ministry said.

According to Cichocki, Poland is ready to actively intervene in the negotiation process regarding the normalization of the situation in Donbas.

"Ukraine as a strategic partner of Poland can count on our participation in the process of restoring respect for the international order," he said.

According to him, Poland as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council from January 1, 2018 is aware of its responsibility for "the process of preparing the format of a possible mission in Ukraine."


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