Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania sign joint statement following meeting of three prime ministers in Kyiv

26 November 2022, 05:03 PM
Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki arrived in Kyiv (Photo:Kancelaria Premiera / Twitter)

Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki arrived in Kyiv (Photo:Kancelaria Premiera / Twitter)

The prime ministers of Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania have signed a joint statement based on the results of a meeting within the framework of the Lublin Triangle, the press service of Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers reported on Nov.

The meeting of the Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal with his Polish and Lithuanian colleagues, Mateusz Morawiecki and Ingrida Shimonite, took place in Kyiv on Nov. 26.

The joint statement noted, among other things, the substantial contribution of the Lublin Triangle to the consolidation of international support for Ukraine, as well as the opposition to Russia’s aggressive policy, the investigation of its war crimes and the prosecution of the guilty, and further strengthening of military, financial and humanitarian aid to Ukraine.

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In the statement, the prime ministers also supported the start of negotiations on Ukraine’s accession to the EU immediately after a positive assessment of its implementation of the recommendations regarding the application for membership.

During the joint press conference, Shmyhal emphasized that the nine months of war proved how important the unity of the peoples of Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania is.

“Today’s meeting once again showed that Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland are united by common goals, values, a single position in threat assessments, as well as a common vision regarding the resistance to Russian aggression and the approach of our victory,” Shmyhal emphasized.

According to him, a wide range of issues were discussed at the meeting: humanitarian, financial, economic, and energy policy.

Before the meeting and upon his arrival in Kyiv, Morawiecki laid flowers at the memorial sign of the Holodomor of 1932-33 on Mykhailivska Square, on the day of remembrance of the victims of this tragedy.

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