President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with the President of Poland

8 November 2021 - 21:42

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with President of Poland Andrzej Duda.

The parties exchanged views on the difficult situation on the Polish-Belarusian border. The President of Ukraine informed about the security situation on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border and the measures that are being taken and will be taken to protect it properly.

Particular attention was paid to the coordination of the parties' positions on counteraction to the Nord Stream 2 project. The interlocutors were unanimous in their assessments of Nord Stream 2 primarily as a security threat and reaffirmed their unwavering commitment to further opposition to the project.

"This is in the interests of Europe's energy security in general," Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed.

The heads of state paid special attention to promising projects of cooperation in the energy sector, in particular, on the establishment of alternative ways of gas supply.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy informed Andrzej Duda about the development of the security situation in the east of our country.

Separately, the President of Ukraine touched upon the issue of ensuring freedom of movement in the current difficult epidemic conditions. He expressed confidence that no additional restrictions on entry to the Republic of Poland would be introduced for Ukrainian citizens.

The President of Ukraine separately raised the issue of increasing the quota of permits for Ukrainian road carriers.

The leaders agreed to exchange visits and hold a series of events dedicated to the significant anniversaries of Ukrainian-Polish relations - the 30th anniversary of Poland's recognition of Ukraine's independence, the establishment of diplomatic relations and the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation.