Petro and Maryna Poroshenko went to Poland for a one-day visit on Friday, December 2. The program of their visit includes meetings with Polish leaders – President Andrzej Duda, Premier Beata Szydlo, heads of houses of Polish Parliament Marek Kuchcinski and Stanislaw Karczewski.
The two presidents will join the leadership forum – on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Poland’s recognition of the Ukrainian independence and setting diplomatic contacts between the states. Besides, Poroshenko will lay flowers to monument of Taras Shevchenko and the Grave of the Unnamed Soldier.
Poroshenko and Duda are expected to discuss a lot of political issues – security in Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine’s European aspirations, prospects of EU-Ukraine visa-free regime, energy independence, reforms in Ukraine and the international support for Kyiv’s activities. The sides will also talk through the results of their conversations with the U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and his views on Washington’s policy towards Central and Eastern Europe. Ministers of defense Stepan Poltorak and Antoni Macierewicz are to sign the framework agreement on cooperation.