Polish, Lithuanian and Belgian premiers honor the memory of Holodomor victims

November 28,2022 344
Polish, Lithuanian and Belgian premiers honor the memory of Holodomor victims

Prime ministers Mateusz Morawiecki of Poland, Ingrida Šimonytė of Lithuania and Alexander De Croo of Belgium, who were visiting Kyiv on Saturday, honored the memory of Ukraine’s Holodomor victims.

Morawiecki began his visit bay laying flowers at the monument to the Holodomor victims in Kyiv’s Mykhaylivska Square.

“The Great Famine broke out in Ukraine in 1932-33 and was the result of the criminal policy of the Soviet Union,” the prime minister’s office wrote on Twitter.

The head of the Polish government also inspected the exhibition of destroyed Russian equipment on Sofia Square and then met with his Ukrainian counterpart Denys Shmyhal and Šimonytė.

“Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland are united by common values and goals. We held Lublin Triangle meeting in Kyiv with PM Mateusz Morawiecki and PM Ingrida Šimonytė. Today’s meeting proved once again that we have a common vision in terms of resistance to russian aggression and Ukraine’s imminent victory,” wrote Shmyhal.

Later, Šimonytė and De Croo accompanied the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and the first lady, Olena Zelenska, at a commemoration ceremony took place on the territory of the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide in Kyiv, according to the President of Ukraine’s official website. They walked through the central avenue of the memorial complex and set up arrangements of spikelets with lighted lamps in front of the sculpture “Bitter Memory of Childhood.”


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