No further cooperation possible until ban on Choma's entry in Ukraine lifted, - Poland's Dziedziczak

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland is unsure about further cooperation with Ukraine if the ban against Przemyśl Mayor Robert Choma is not cancelled.

Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Jan Dziedziczak said, Censor.NET reports citing Rzeczpospolita.

Asked at a meeting of the Sejm Committee on Liaison with Poles Abroad how the Foreign Ministry was going to deal with Choma's five-year ban on entering Ukraine, Dziedziczak replied that Polish Ambassador to Kyiv Jan Pieklo was ascertaining all the circumstances and even had met with the leadership of Ukraine's Security Service.

According to the deputy minister, the incident should never have happened and may do harm to the Polish-Ukrainian relations.

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He expressed hopes the decision will be cancelled soon, stressing no cooperation between the two states could be possible without that.

Dziedziczak also added that in case the ban is not lifted until Friday, representatives of the Polish Foreign Ministry will not attend the 10th forum "Ukraine-Poland" in Rzeszów to discuss the prospects of bilateral relations. According to him, this will be the first reaction of Warsaw.

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As reported, the anti-Ukrainian slogans such as "Death to Ukrainians!" were chanted during the annual March of Przemyśl and Lviv Eagles held by members of Polish patriotic and nationalist organizations and representatives of local and state authorities in Polish city of Przemyśl on Jan. 10.

Mayor of Przemyśl Robert Choma, who was one of the March promoters and personally took part in it, said he had not heard such slogans.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n424929