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Polish, Ukrainian PMs hold talks in Kyiv

09.09.2022 21:55
Poland’s prime minister on Friday met with his Ukrainian counterpart to discuss support for Ukraine, energy security and economic cooperation, among other issues. 
Polands Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (right) and Ukraines Denys Shmyhal (left) meet in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday, September 9, 2022.
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (right) and Ukraine's Denys Shmyhal (left) meet in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday, September 9, 2022.Twitter/Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland

Mateusz Morawiecki was received by Denys Shmyhal in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, Polish state news agency PAP reported.

Earlier in the day, the Polish PM met with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky

Morawiecki’s meeting with Shmyhal focused on “security in Ukraine and Central and Eastern Europe,” the Polish PM’s office said in a tweet afterwards.

Meanwhile, Shmyhal tweeted: “Happy to welcome friend of Ukraine, Mateusz Morawiecki in Kyiv.”

He added that he and the Polish PM “Discussed issues of energy security, sanctions against rf [Russian Federation], confiscation of russian assets for the reconstruction of Ukraine.”

The Ukrainian PM said he had thanked Morawiecki “for providing weapons and political support at all levels.”

Shmyhal also wrote that he and the Polish PM “Discussed strengthening Ukrainian/Polish economic cooperation” and “Also talked about expanding capacity at border checkpoints.”

He stated: “We made some suggestions to Polish colleagues how to unblock them quickly. Grateful to Mateusz Morawiecki for the willingness to develop border infrastructure together.”

The Ukrainian PM added on Telegram that "The main topics of the meeting included military support, the strengthening of sanctions against the aggressor, preparations for a difficult heating season and the development of border infrastructure," the Ukrinform news agency reported.

Friday was day 198 of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 


Source: PAP, ukrinform.net