The President of Poland wants Ukraine to attend the next NATO summit

At a press-conference in Kiev with the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, the Polish President Andrzej Duda stated that Poland wanted Ukraine to attend the next NATO summit in Warsaw.

According to Duda, Poland believes that cooperation with Ukraine will bring peace and security to Europe. “Warsaw will be the host of NATO’s summit in 2016. I will make an effort to allow Ukraine to attend the NATO summit”, Duda stated.

Poroshenko stated that drills undertaken with Polish and Lithuanian troops shows the potential of Ukrainian soldiers working with NATO.

“This is a coordination of the efforts of our Armed Forces, the establishment of effective interaction with NATO troops and a sharing of experiences, including the unique experience of our troops in opposition to Russia’s aggression”, Poroshenko said.

According to Poroshenko, he and Duda have discussed the possible participation of Ukrainian servicemen in exercise “Shield” to be held in Poland next year.

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