The Polish delegation refused to come to Katyn for pandemic coronavirus

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the Polish Embassy in Moscow explained the cancellation of the visit to Smolensk and Katyn of proliferation COVID-19, reports TASS with reference to the comment of the Russian foreign Ministry.

“In we have received today the note of the Embassy of Poland in Moscow as the reason for the postponement of the visit of the mentioned threats associated with a pandemic coronavirus”, – told the Agency.

Earlier in Warsaw announced its intention to postpone a trip to Russia. We are talking about the visit of the Polish delegation headed by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to Smolensk and Katyn.

the arrival of the guests from Warsaw was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the crash of the aircraft, which flew the President of Poland Lech Kaczynski. In addition, the visit was planned to tie in with the 80th anniversary of the mass shooting of Polish officers in the Katyn forest.

on 20 March, the residents of Kaliningrad faced with the impossibility of visiting stores in Poland because of border closures. In this regard, several poles in the comments to these reports in local media suggested in the region a referendum in which residents would be asked whether they want to be part of Poland. The Governor of the Kaliningrad region refused to comment on these calls.

currently, according to who, in Poland recorded 3149 cases of infection with coronavirus. 59 the poles were victims COVID-19, 56 patients could be cured.

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