The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine handed to the Polish Ambassador in Kiev, Jan Pieklo note of protest in connection with the intentions of the Polish party to place on the pages of the new passport Polish image Polish military graves in the Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv.

As reported on Monday evening the press-service of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry , the Polish Ambassador was summoned to the foreign Ministry on 7 August. He was handed a note, “which expresses strong protest about the intentions of the Ministry of internal Affairs and administration of Poland to place on the pages of the new passport of Poland the image of the chapel, rotunda, located on the territory of the Polish military tombs on Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv”.

“Ukraine considers such intentions as an unfriendly act, which adversely affects the development of a strategic Polish-Ukrainian partnership”, – emphasized in the Ukrainian foreign Ministry.

The foreign Ministry noted that the assessment of historical events is the business of historians.

“Ukraine is opposed to the politicization of certain historical facts which would harm the development of mutually beneficial strategic partnership between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland,” the Ministry added.