Viatrovych: We are ready to lift the moratorium on the exhumation of Polish graves, if we can agree on the restoration of Ukrainian monuments in Poland

A moratorium on the exhumation of Polish graves in Ukraine may be removed after the Polish side will provide a vision of the restoration of Ukrainian monuments in Poland. Comments about this channel «1+1» said the head of the Ukrainian Institute of national memory Vladimir vyatrovich.

«We are ready to end the moratorium, provided that we can agree with the Polish side, which will announce its vision of how will be legalized Ukrainian monuments in Poland how Poland will think about the restoration of the destroyed monuments,» – said vyatrovich.

In October 2016, the Polish Sejm and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the joint Declaration of memory and solidarity, which should put an end to historical disputes. Despite this, the historical issue remains a source of tension between countries.

For three years in Poland desecrated the 15 Ukrainian monuments, reported in may 2017 the Ukrainian Institute of national memory. None of the monument is not restored. During the same period in Ukraine, vandals damaged four of the Polish monument, all restored at the expense of the Ukrainian side.

Association of Ukrainians in Poland, on April 26 reported that the cemetery of the village near Przemysl Groszowice dismantled funerary monument to soldiers of the UPA. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the actions of the destruction of the monument to soldiers of the Ukrainian insurgent army near Przemysl «demonstrative and provocative.»

On 20 June, the Ukrainian side has revoked permission for the search and exhumation of the poles, buried in the Ukraine, after the demolition of the monument to the UPA in Gruzovikah.




Viatrovych: We are ready to lift the moratorium on the exhumation of Polish graves, if we can agree on the restoration of Ukrainian monuments in Poland 13.11.2017

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