The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Jan Dziedziczak states that if the ban to enter Ukraine for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl Robert Choma isn’t cancelled immediately, Poland will not cooperate with Ukraine.
“Without clarifying this situation, without the cancellation of this decision, it is difficult to imagine further cooperation,” the official told to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita.
On December 10, 2016 the march was held under the patronage of the Mayor of Przemysl Robert Homa with anti-Ukrainian slogans “Death to Ukrainians” in the town of Przemysl, Poland. Choma, who was one of the March promoters and personally took part in it.The Security Service of Ukraine banned Mayor of Polish Przemysl from entering Ukraine for 5 years for activity undermining Ukraine’s national safety and in the interests of ensuring national security and in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine, in particular, laws of Ukraine “On legal status of foreigners and persons without citizenship” and “On fundamentals of national security of Ukraine”.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland states that Poland will refuse to take part in the 10th forum “Ukraine-Poland” if the ban is not lifted until Friday, January 27, 2017.
The Polish diplomat Jan Dziedziczak threatens that it will be only the beginning of Poland’s response.
“It will be just the beginning of our response, which will be far-reaching, I can assure you,” the official stressed.
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