Poland and Ukraine will jointly guard places of memoryUncategorized March 16, 2017
Poland and Ukraine will cooperate in the field of monitoring of places of memory. This decision was taken in Warsaw during a meeting of foreign Ministers of Poland and Ukraine Witold Waszczykowski and Pavel Klimkin, reports Radio Poland.
Waszczykowski said that Warsaw and Kiev must work together to counter vandalism.
“We will try in the future to create a monitoring system to prevent incidents. In recent times we are increasingly confronted with acts of vandalism, or political provocation,” he said.
Klimkin stressed that the issue of protection of places of memory is very important for Kiev.
“We in Ukraine are working to improve the control and protection of such places. We cannot remain indifferent when it comes as Polish heritage in the Ukraine and Ukrainian – in Poland” – said the head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry.
March 12, vandals drew and poured red paint on the memorial crosses and plaques of the victims of the poles in the village of Pidkamin. Natspolitsiya Lviv region launched an investigation. The actions of vandals are qualified as hooliganism.
Klimkin denounced the vandalism and said that it is “known handwriting of a third party, which we jointly give a decisive rebuff”.