President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko together with his counterparts from Lithuania and Poland will visit the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade headquarters (LITPOLUKRBRIG), situated in Lublin, in February this year. The press service of the President of Ukraine reports this.
Such an agreement was arranged at the 26th meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and the Republic of Poland under the chairmanship of Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, and Secretary of State – Chief of the Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Poland Krzysztof Szczerski.
“An agreement was reached on the participation of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the joint visit together with the Presidents of the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Lithuania to the headquarters of the LITPOLUKRBRIG in Lublin, Poland, in February this year”, - the report said.
It is emphasized that the parties outlined the importance of intensifying cross-border, economic and investment cooperation between Ukraine and Poland.
“In the context of the non-permanent membership of Poland in the UN Security Council, further efforts were discussed to consolidate the international community to provide Ukraine with practical support in countering Russian aggression and the release of Ukrainian prisoners illegally kept by the Russian Federation, including military seamen captured near the Kerch Strait in November 2018”, - the report said.
The parties also decided to intensify cooperation on security matters, including energy security, as well as counteraction to the Nord Stream 2 project.
As we reported earlier, the agreement on the creation of the brigade was signed in September 2014. The Ukrainian Parliament ratified the document in February 2015. The HQ was opened in Lublin in early 2016.