Zelensky thanks Poles in Independence Day message

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Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, has thanked Poles for their support for his country in its war with Russia, in a specially recorded message to mark Polish Independence Day on November 11.

"Dear Poland, your re-winning of independence is 104 years old today, so here's my 104 words for you," Zelensky said in Polish in the videotaped address.

"Ukrainians will always remember the help they received from the Poles. You are our allies and your country is our sister. We have had our differences, but we are kin and we are free," he added.