Meeting of Ukrainian- Polish Intergovernmental working group on matters of coordination of security during EURO 2012 with participation of the senior Deputy of Ukreuroinfraproject Alexandr Birsan and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of the Republic of Poland Adam Rapatsky took place in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on June 17. A mutual declaration on cooperation in ensuring safety and public order during EURO 2012 was signed during the meeting. ZAXID.NET has been informed about it by the Public Relations Administration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At the beginning of the meeting Alexandr Birsan congratulated several colleagues and thanked them for the opportunity to meet. “We have been waiting for this meeting for a long time, since our last official meeting took place in November last year. Much has been done, but even more needs to be done because we have just one year left. I believe that certain problems, which still exist, should be solved by mutual efforts, so that understanding of football fans both in Ukraine and Poland is equal” – Alexandr Birsan emphasized.
At the end of the meeting the sides signed a mutual Ukrainian-Polish agreement on cooperation in ensuring safety and public order during preparation and holding of the finals of the championship of Europe in football 2012.
“We are pleased to sign this mutual agreement, which will become a roadmap in ensuring safety of EURO 2012. It will also be a signal for the UEFA that we are preparing jointly” – Adam Rapatsky mentioned.
Polish colleagues invited Ukrainian delegation to take part in the conference, which would be held in Warsaw at the end of June and which would be conducted with participation of representatives of countries, where such championships have been run.