Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Szmihal and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki at a meeting on February 1 discussed the issue of connecting Kyiv and Warsaw by high-speed railway.

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This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

“At the initiative of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland, we started a dialogue on connecting Kyiv and Warsaw by high-speed railway. We also started reconstruction, modernization and technical re-equipment of five checkpoints on the Ukrainian-Polish border,” said Denis Shmihal.

The parties also discussed the development of new checkpoints as part of the flagship initiatives of the EU program for Ukraine, the purpose of which is to attract more than 6 billion euros of investments.

The head of the Ukrainian government expressed hope that Poland would actively join these projects. The Prime Minister emphasized that Ukraine is interested in preparing negotiations on the preparation for the conclusion of an Agreement on the liberalization of international transit freight traffic between Ukraine and the EU.

The Ukrainian and Polish sides agreed on a significant increase in the number of permits for international freight traffic. And also about the abolition of restrictions on the transit of freight cars through the territory of Ukraine to Poland by rail,” he recalled.

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