"We are looking forward to signing bilateral defense agreement," - Poroshenko meets Polish Security Bureau Chief Soloch

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with Head of the National Security Bureau of the Republic of Poland Paweł Soloch.

Censor.NET reports citing the press office of the president.

The parties discussed the situation in the Donbas. The president of Ukraine thanked Poland for supporting the decision of the European Council to prolong sanctions against Russia until the liberation of the occupied territories of Ukraine "to motivate Russia to fulfill the Minsk agreements."

The head of state thanked Poland for its clear position on non-recognition of the legitimacy of the Russian parliamentary elections in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea.

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The president was hopeful that Poland would continue active policy in regional cooperation, particularly in the course of its presidency in the Visegrad Group.

The parties discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation in military and military-technical sector. They emphasized the importance of concluding the bilateral agreement on cooperation in the sphere of defense shortly.

They also noted successful operation of the Ukraine-Poland-Lithuania brigade. The president expressed gratitude to the Polish side for the facilitation in the professional training of Ukrainian officers and military doctors.

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The parties paid special attention to the intensification of dialogue in the context of Ukraine-NATO relations.

The head of state urged to avoid politicization of historic background and emphasized the inadmissibility of anti-Ukrainian or anti-Polish sentiments that would only play into hands of the aggressor-state.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n409875