Zelensky proposes to build reconciliation memorial on Ukrainian-Polish border

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, Polish President Andrzej Duda said that the policy of sanctions against Russia should be continued
21:18, 31 August 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky proposed his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda to build a “common reconciliation memorial” on the border between Ukraine and Poland. Zelensky said this after a meeting with Duda in Warsaw, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

"I offered President Duda to build a common reconciliation memorial on the border between Ukraine and Poland," Zelensky said.

He added that Kyiv and Warsaw do not close their eyes to the common tragic pages of the past.

"Today, President Duda and I very frankly discussed all the historical, tragic problems," he said.

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Earlier, Andrzej Duda said that the policy of sanctions against Russia should be continued in view of the situation with territorial integrity of Ukraine. Duda said this at a joint press conference with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.

“Ukraine must regain its territorial integrity, which it had before 2014. Today, the territory of Ukraine is occupied. Crimea, as well as the Luhansk and Donetsk regions - these territories should return to Ukraine. Our position in this context regarding Russia is unequivocal: we believe that the policy of sanctions should be continued, as this is the most peaceful way to force the state to comply with international law," Duda said.

As we reported, Zelensky arrived for an official visit to Poland at the invitation of his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

The program of the visit includes meetings with Polish President, as well as Prime Minister Mateusz Moravecki, Senate Marshal Stanislaw Karczewski and business representatives.

In addition, on September 1, the President of Ukraine will take part in memorial events in Warsaw on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II and will hold a number of meetings with foreign leaders.

Related: Policy of sanctions against Russia should be continued, - Duda


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