Anti-Ukrainian statements of the former Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski and his refusal to visit the Museum of victims of occupation regimes «Prison on lontskoho» in Lviv was to be the reason for his dismissal. This opinion was expressed in an interview with «Apostrophe» Polish journalist and writer Wieslaw Romanovsky.
«In my opinion, work Waszczykowski in power was happy, but there are new problems and challenges. I believe that Waszczykowski, a very eccentric man. And happenings in Lviv was supposed to be the reason for his dismissal. A significant deterioration in relations between Ukraine and Poland is a consequence of his work,» said Romanovsky.
The resignation of the foreign Minister could improve relations Warsaw and Kiev, to make less acute the historical contradictions and to remove the story from the priorities, the journalist said.
«I expect that (Stepan) Bandera is not a priority of the Polish policy in the Ukrainian direction that will change this policy. We have to wait that the new Minister will say in Parliament on the topic of relations with Europe, and on the relations with Ukraine. I’m not skeptical to the new Minister and hope that he will change the policy of Poland towards Ukraine,» said Romanovsky.
9 Jan Jacek Czaputowicz replaced on a post of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland, Waszczykowski, who said that the European integration of Ukraine depends on the resolution of a number of historical issues.
November 4, 2017 during a trip to Lviv Waszczykowski refused to attend the national memorial Museum of victims of occupation regimes «Prison on lontskoho» for statements of its Director Ruslan Scored that Poland in 1918 occupied Western Ukraine.
Happenings Waszczykowski in Lviv was supposed to be the reason for his dismissal, journalist 11.01.2018