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    A defense agreement between Ukraine and Poland, signed by Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz on the Polish side, was reached after bilateral talks between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

    WARSAW (Sputnik) — A defense cooperation agreement between Poland and Ukraine was signed on Friday during Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's visit to Poland.

    The agreement, signed by Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz on the Polish side, was reached after bilateral talks between Poroshenko and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, as well as the respective delegations.

    Poroshenko, whose visit to Poland marks the 25-year anniversary of Poland's recognition of the Ukrainian independence, is leading a Ukrainian delegation which plans to sign a number of further bilateral documents with Poland.

    Poroshenko is also expected to hold separate meetings with the heads of the Polish parliament, Marek Kuchcinski and Stanislaw Karczewski, as well as Prime Minister Beata Szydlo.

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