18.01.17 22:32

Poland seeks Ukraine’s explanation on Przemyśl Mayor Choma’s ban from entry

Embassy of the Republic of Poland sent a note to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine requesting to explain why mayor of the Polish city of Przemyśl Robert Choma was banned from entry.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to Ukrinform, spokesperson for the Polish Foreign Ministry Joanna Wajda said.

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"We are now looking for official response of the Ukrainian officials. The Foreign Ministry uses all possible arguments to clarify the situation that came about," Wajda said.

She explained that the Foreign Ministry of Poland sent the note due to the Przemyśl mayor's request to provide details of the decision made by the Ukrainian authorities.

Spokesperson for the SBU Olena Hitlianska said Wednesday that the decision to ban Choma from entry to Ukraine was made due to "persistent anti-Ukrainian activities and support for anti-Ukrainian movements."

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As reported, the anti-Ukrainian slogans such as "Death to Ukrainians!" were chanted during the annual March of Przemyśl and Lviv Eagles held by members of Polish patriotic and nationalist organizations and representatives of local and state authorities in Polish city of Przemyśl on Saturday, Jan. 10.

Mayor of Przemyśl Robert Choma, who was one of the March promoters and personally took part in it, said he had not heard such slogans.
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