Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva paid a working visit to the Republic of Poland.
During his stay in Warsaw, he held a meeting with Poland's newly appointed Minister for European Union Affairs Szymon Szynkowski vel Sęk.
The parties exchanged views on the current security situation in our country and on the European continent in general. In this context, Poland's important role as a potential guarantor of Ukraine's security within the framework of the Kyiv Security Compact was noted.
The interlocutors paid special attention to the European integration of Ukraine. The Deputy Head of the President's Office thanked Poland for actively promoting among foreign partners the need for our country to join the European Union as soon as possible.
"We highly appreciate that Poland is in the fairway of Ukraine's progress on the way to the EU and is making significant political and practical efforts for the transition of our country to the next stage - the start of negotiations on accession," Ihor Zhovkva emphasized.
In the context of building fruitful cooperation with the College of Europe in Natolin (Warsaw), the Deputy Head of the Office of the President held a working meeting with its vice-rector Ewa Ośniecka-Tamecka.
Formats of potential interaction in the preparation of Ukrainian specialists for the process of pre-accession negotiations were discussed.
Ihor Zhovkva also talked with students from Ukraine studying at the College of Europe in Natolin.
"Poland's European integration experience is very important for us, and we are grateful to the Polish side for its openness and willingness to share it," said the Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine.