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The President of Poland Visited the Holodomor Museum

12 October 2020

On October 12, 2020, the President of Poland Andrzej Duda visited the National Museum of the Holodomor Genocide.

He placed a decorative composition of ears of wheat and berries to the sculpture “Bitter Memory of Childhood” and got acquainted with the exposition of the museum.

In his Twitter post, Andrzej Duda called the visit to Ukraine especially important: “Today’s visit to our neighbor, Ukraine, is especially important. During a pandemic, many economic sectors depend on even better international cooperation and decision-making. The ties between Poland and Ukraine are very strong, and we are working together to strengthen them even more.”

According to Ukrinform, the political part of the visit will also take place on October 12. Duda will meet with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov and Prime Minister Denis Shmygal. The discussion will focus on bilateral relations, Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations, as well as security issues in the region, including the situation in eastern Ukraine and Belarus. The discussion will also focus on historical issues. In particular, the heads of the institutes of national memory of the two countries Anton Drobovych and Jaroslav Szarek will meet in Kyiv.