The head of the Ukrainian parliament has extended his condolences to the descendants of Poles slaughtered by Ukrainian nationalists in the 1943-45 Volhynia Massacre.
The truth about a series of wartime massacres of Poles by Ukrainian nationalists is crucial to the establishment of the best possible Polish-Ukrainian relations, the foreign policy advisor to the Polish president has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's visit to Poland offers an opportunity to achieve reconciliation between the two countries over the massacre of Poles by Ukrainian nationalists during World War II, a spokesman for the Polish Foreign Ministry has said.
Poland's prime minister told a press conference on Monday that the Polish government was very critical of any attempts to glorify Ukrainian World War Two nationalist leader Stepan Bandera.
Poland is critical about the appointment of Ukraine's former ambassador to Germany, Andriy Melnyk, to the post of deputy foreign minister, Polish presidential minister has said.
Poland’s president has described the Volhynia Massacre, in which Ukrainian nationalists slaughtered around 100,000 Poles in the Volhynia and East Galicia regions between 1943-45, as “genocide.”
The Polish president and prime minister marked on Sunday the 78th anniversary of the 1943 Volhynia Massacre in which Ukrainian nationalists killed about 100,000 Polish nationals in the regions of Volhynia and Eastern Galicia (pre-WW2 eastern Poland).
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice leader told participants of a meeting of Catholic broadcasters Radio Maryja and TV Trwam, in Toruń, northern Poland, on Saturday that it was the obligation of Poles to honour Ukrainians who saved Poles during the Volhynia Massacre.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday recalled the National Day of Remembrance of the massacre of Poles by Ukrainian nationalists during WWII which Poland observes on July 11.
The recent Normandy format summit on the Donbas conflict and historical issues dominated a Friday telephone conversation between Ukrainian and Polish Presidents Volodymyr Zelensky and Andrzej Duda, Duda's office head, Krzysztof Szczerski, informed PAP.