The head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on April 29-30, will pay an official visit to Poland, informs on Tuesday a press-service of the Ukrainian Parliament.
"The program of the visit includes meetings of the Chapter with Marshal of the Sejm of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski (Marshal - public office in Poland - ed.), the Marshal of the Polish Senate Bogdan Borusewicz and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Poland ewa kopacz ", - informs the press service.
Groisman also will speak at the College of Europe in Natolin and will hold a meeting with activists of the Ukrainian community in Poland.
Poland is one of the countries that support Ukraine, as in matters of a humanitarian nature, and political sense. In early April, Kiev visited the Polish leader Bronislaw Komorowski.
When this first Rada adopted the law on the recognition of " the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA) fighters for independence of Ukraine in the twentieth century and provided the right of its members to social guarantees.
The democratic left Alliance (SLD) Polish called the decision "a slap in the face" and shame. The head of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski believes that the respect of the Parliament of Ukraine activities of the OUN-UPA struggle for independence makes it impossible for the Polish-Ukrainian historical dialogue.
"Ukrainian insurgent army" was formed in October 1942 as the military wing of the organization of Ukrainian nationalists " (OUN), its purpose was proclaimed the struggle for independence of Ukraine. The UPA acted mostly in Western Ukraine and fought against the Soviet troops, cooperating with the Nazis. Now agitate the public not to forget about "Volyn massacre" - massive liquidation in 1943 Ukrainian nationalists Polish civilians in Volhynia, until September 1939 were mostly from Poland. According to researchers, the total number of victims ranges from 36 thousand to 100 thousand people.