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 Poroshenko regrets Sejm's decision on Volyn tragedy: "Many will want to use it for political speculations"

President Petro Poroshenko regrets the decision of the Polish Sejm to recognize July 11 as Day of remembrance of those who fell victim to 'the genocide' committed by OUN-UPA, SS Galicia and other Ukrainian nationalist organizations against citizens of the Second Republic of Poland in 1943-1945.

Censor.NET reports referring to Poroshenko's Facebook.

"I regret the decision of the Polish Sejm. I know many will want to use it for political speculations. However, we should go back to a precept by Pope John Paul II - let us forgive and ask for forgiveness. Christian reconciliation and unity can only be achieved with common efforts. Only together, we can find out all the tragic facts of our common history. And I believe that we will keep on moving this track," the president of Ukraine said.

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Earlier, July 22, the Polish parliament (Sejm) declared July 11 Day of remembrance of those who fell victim to 'the genocide' committed by OUN-UPA, SS Galicia and other Ukrainian nationalist organizations against citizens of the Second Republic of Poland in 1943-1945.

The document names Poles, Jews, Armenians, Czechs and other peoples victims of the tragedy, "including some Ukrainians that were trying to help the victims."

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