Polish President says Ukraine's accession to EU, NATO crucial for Poland

Polish President says Ukraine
# 21 December 2023 08:24 (UTC +04:00)

Ukraine's membership of the EU and NATO is extremely important in terms of Poland's national interest, the country's President Andrzej Duda said at a meeting of Poland's National Security Bureau with the participation of new members of the country's Council of Ministers, APA reports citing Ukrinform.

"The issue of Ukraine's European integration with two international organizations - the EU and NATO - is extremely important to us," Duda said.

He called it "a very important moment for Ukraine, Ukrainian society, for the morale of Ukrainian defenders and the rebuilding of Ukraine."

He expressed hope that Poland would also take an active part in the reconstruction of Ukraine with the benefit for Polish businesses and neighborly relations with Ukraine.

He said he would actively support the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine and expressed hope that he would act together with the new Polish government in this matter.