During a meeting of the Advisory Committee in Krakow, the Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseyev and Director of the office of the President of Poland Krzysztof Mersky agreed to lifting the moratorium on the exhumation of bodies of Polish victims of the Second world war on the territory of Ukraine. About it reports a press-service of Petro Poroshenko.

“The parties have agreed to lift the moratorium on execution of search and exhumation work and overall recovery. In this context, it was decided to hold an intergovernmental meeting at the level of Vice Prime Ministers in the near future”, – stated in the message.

The meeting was held in Krakow on behalf of the President of Petro Poroshenko and Andrzej Duda.

Following the meeting, the Ukrainian and Polish sides agreed to deepen cooperation between local authorities to address issues that are of mutual interest.

Also on the agenda was the preparation for the visit of the Polish President in Kiev in December this year and the future of the Eastern partnership summit, which will take place on 24 November in Brussels.

The moratorium was introduced on the initiative of the Ukrainian Institute of national memory after the dismantling 26 April 2017 in the Polish village of Krusovice of the monument to soldiers of the UPA.

On 15 November it became known that Ukraine plans to reconstruct the graves of soldiers of the army of the Ukrainian people’s Republic, buried in the Polish city of Kalisz. Cooperation with the Polish side in this issue, the representatives of the Ukrainian diplomatic mission discussed with the leadership of the city.

See also: Ambassador: Ukraine wants to be with Poland as an equal partner




Ukraine will allow the exhumation of poles killed during the Second world 18.11.2017

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