Between Ukraine and Poland remain “controversial”, and that Ukraine needs to do now “gesture towards Poland.” About it the President of Poland Andrzej Duda said, commenting on the negotiations with Petro Poroshenko in Brussels.
“I say clearly: in the Volyn region, there was no Polish-Ukrainian war, there was genocide, there was carried out an ethnic cleansing of poles, ordinary people in the village, and farmers of Polish families, children,” said Duda, answering the question of why not was a joint Polish-Ukrainian events commemorating the victims of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Volyn tragedy.
He agreed that such issues “should be resolved by the historians,” but expressed the opinion that this “must be at least consent to the exhumation”.
According to the President of Poland, however is a prerequisite for the development of good relations between Kiev and Warsaw in the future, even if it “is painful”.
We will remind, Poroshenko and Duda are unable to agree on a joint Day of remembrance of the victims of the Volyn tragedy and attended events separately. The head of the Ukrainian state, moreover, the first visited Poland in the village Sahrini.