Ukraine's interim deputy PM pays his first visit to Poland
March 21, 2014
Ukraine's interim deputy PM Volodymyr Groysman and Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski met with Ukraine's interim deputy PM Volodymyr Groysman in the Polish capital on Thursday to discuss the Ukrainian crisis.
Groysman is the first representative of the new Ukrainian government to visit Poland. He is also minister of regional development, housing and communal services.
The talks centered around the development of civil society and entrepreneurship as well as necessary reforms that should be conducted in Ukraine.
The meeting with the Polish president was held at the request of the Ukrainian side to discuss Polish transformation experiences and their potential application in Ukraine, presidential minister Olgierd Dziekonski said.
President Komorowski offered assistance of Polish experts on reforms and proposed to set up a Polish-Ukrainian fund supporting the development of small and medium-size businesses.
Groysman also met with Poland’s Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, who said that his country was ready to help Ukraine to exit the current difficult situation, pointing to finance reform, combating corruption and local government reform.