Ukraine and Poland ready for constructive dialogue on the past, - Poroshenko and Duda

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Poland Andrzej Duda agreed to continue the dialogue on the issues of joint historical past in the framework of the Consultative Committee of the presidents.

As reported by Censor.NET citing presidential press service, President Petro Poroshenko noted in his final statement before the media that the Ukrainian side was ready for a frank and constructive dialogue on the common history of the two countries.

"We agreed to conduct this dialogue in the framework of the Consultative Committee. In this context, we welcome the intensification of cooperation between Ukrainian and Polish institutes of national memory," Poroshenko stated.

At the same time, he said paying tribute to the victims of tragic events of the past, Ukraine and Poland's common duty was ensuring peaceful present and a friendly happy future for the next generations.

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"We coordinated this position with Mr. President. History taught us that when Ukrainians and Poles fight, somebody else wins. We will not allow that. Our approach will be responsible," Petro Poroshenko emphasized.

In turn, the president of Poland noted that the creation of good Ukrainian-Polish future should be based on historical truth "even if the truth is painful."

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n365273