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KIEV, April 8 /TASS/. Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko and his Polish counterpart Bronislaw Komorowski met in Kiev on Wednesday to discuss a number of issues, including anti-Russian sanctions, military cooperation and the invitation of a peacekeeping mission to Ukraine, the Ukrainian president’s press service reported.
"At the start of the meeting, Poroshenko noted that the sides were planning to discuss a wide range of issues during Komorowski’s visit as evidence of an intensive dialogue between the two countries", the Ukrainian president’s press service said.
The Ukrainian and Polish sides will discuss joint initiatives on inviting a peacekeeping mission to Ukraine; the extension of anti-Russian sanctions and the use of the Polish experience to decentralize power between the central government and regions by Ukraine; military and security issues as well as the Eastern Partnership summit due to take place in Riga in May.
Komorowski will be the first Polish leader in Ukrainian history to address the Ukrainian parliament as part of his visit to Kiev on April 8-9.
"According to the Polish president, the friendship between the two countries is based on joint historical experience and common interests, including in the field of security," Poroshenko’s press service said.