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Ukrainian, Polish presidents sync stands ahead of NATO summit

They agreed to meet in Warsaw.

Ukrainian, Polish presidents sync stands ahead of NATO summit
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda have compared notes on the eve of the NATO Summit in Warsaw scheduled for 8-9 July, Poroshenko's press service has said.

He thanked Duda for support, including with regard visa-free travel for Ukrainians and prolongation of sanctions against Russia.

Andrzej Duda emphasized that he did not see any reason to abolish sanctions until Russia fulfills the Minsk agreements.

The parties also discussed the intensification of bilateral relations and agreed to have a meeting in Warsaw.

The Warsaw NATO summit is expected to agree the deployment of four multinational battalions in Poland and the Baltic states.