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Polish Parliament Backs Pro-EU Protesters in Ukraine

Politics » BULGARIA IN EU | December 3, 2013, Tuesday // 20:36| Views: 2600 | Comments: 9
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Bulgaria: Polish Parliament Backs Pro-EU Protesters in Ukraine Polish MPs passed the resolution supporting protesters in Ukraine with standing ovation. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Poland's Parliament has adopted Tuesday a declaration expressing support for the European integration of Ukraine and Ukrainians who have taken to the streets after the scrapping of an Association Agreement with the EU.

In the resolution, the Sejm vows "full solidarity with the citizens of Ukraine, who with great determination show the world their desire to ensure their country's full membership in the EU."

At the same time, Polish MPs have expressed "deep concern" about the exacebation of tension in Ukrainian political and social life.

They called Ukrainian authorities to respect the principles of democracy, rule of law and the sovereignty of the people and refrain from any action that could lead to an escalation of violence.

The Polish Parliament further expressed the hope political actors in Ukraine will ensure the peaceful running of rallies, and will unite in a consensus regarding the European future of their country.

MPs also called the Parliaments of other EU countries to adopt measures to adopt policies to strengthen civil society in Poland, including visa facilitations for youth, cultural and NGO exchange.

For the 13th day in a row this Tuesday, tens of thousands of Ukrainians have walked out on the streets of Kiev and many other major cities to protest the freezing of the EU Association Agreement by Ukraine's government.

Many Ukrainians fear that this will move the country away from Europe and into an ever closing bond with Russia.

The protests turned violent over the weekend, after protesters and riot police clashed, leaving dozens wounded.

Senior Polish politicians, including Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski and opposition leader and former PM Jaroslaw Kaczynski, have attended some of the pro-EU rallies in Ukraine.

The EU Association Agreement was supposed to be signed at last Friday's EU Eastern Partnership summit held in Lithuania's capital Vilnius.

The Easter Partnership initiative, spearheaded by Poland and Sweden, was launched by EU in 2009 in a bid to foster the gradual integration of former Soviet republics in Europe.

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#9
Winston Blake - 21 Apr 2014 // 14:18:34

Europe and America need to wake up, the mongrel Sodom Hussein Obama is just a gay blow up doll for George Soros, like this Jew puppet occupier.

If they are still butt hurt over no gay pride at the Olympics, better slap some salve on it for the ZOGs, Russia has real soldiers on their border...

#8
HeeHaw - 21 Apr 2014 // 06:48:31

Russia could get back the land it lost to if they conformed to EU standards. Why would that not be likely?

#7
Lana J. - 21 Apr 2014 // 00:08:04

May be because Bulgarians have brains, but Ukrainians have big hungry mouths instead. They think if they join the EU their wages, pensions and living standards will go up three fold. The money will fly in as soon as they open their windows. The money probably would... but not from Polish pockets, from Germans more likely. Poland just wants back the land they have lost, western Ukraine.

#6
Vladimir K. - 20 Apr 2014 // 15:15:29

And yet another example of stupid Poles adding unncessary fuel to the fire...

#5
Winston Blake - 20 Apr 2014 // 13:43:21

Die jüdischen Bankiers sind überschwemmen Europa mit Muslimen.

(muslim brotherhood) mahomet = baphomet (judaic bolshevist mammonism)

same devil

#4
Winston Blake - 20 Apr 2014 // 13:39:39

Those great debts really knock me out
They kick the West’s behind
Angela’s blubbery cellulite is hanging out
That EU troika is always on my, my, my, mind

Take me to the Carpathian Mountains way down South
Let me foreclose your daddy’s farm
All the way the bankers’ hands are reaching out
Come and grease your comrade’s palm

I’m back in the EUSSR
You don’t know how lucky you are... boy...

Back in the EU
Back in the EU
Back in the EUSSR

#3
Yane sucks Sashas dick - 5 Dec 2013 // 20:28:15

"Haven't the Polish done enough damage to Ukraine through the centuries?"

Hahaha. Looks like the Slavophile has finally shown what he's been all along: a filthy Balkan Gypsy.

#2
Yane - 5 Dec 2013 // 20:09:45

Haven't the Polish done enough damage to Ukraine through the centuries?..

#1
joppy - 5 Dec 2013 // 01:01:59

Bulgarians want to leave this monstrosity called the EU, why Ukrainians want to join?