Minister Czaputowicz pays a respect at Polish-Canadian mourning places in Toronto
By Marek Jozef D. Goldyn
Euro Canada News/ The Canadian National News
Jacek Czaputowicz – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland lays a bouquet of flowers during his official visit to Toronto at the Smolensk Tragedy Monument where two presidents of Poland with 94 government and military elite perished on April 10, 2010.
Minister Czaputowicz laid a wreath at the Katyn Monument commemorating over 15 thousand Polish military arrested in the first months of World War II executed by the order of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his NKVD – secret police in the forests
During this solemn ceremony at the foot of Roncesvalles Avenue in Toronto Minister Czaputowicz along with the Andrzej Kurnicki – Ambassador of Poland to Canada and Krzysztof Grzelczyk – Consul General of Poland it Toronto also laid flowers in the third place of historical importance to the Polish people who were sent to Kulags in Siberia – a symbolic stone to those who died from hunger, frost, disease and killings in the former Soviet Union.
After election of new president of Ukraine – Summit in Toronto
A big diaspora of Ukrainians in Canada including quite a few Canadian politicians with heritage from Central and Eastern Europe brings a roaster of those who are also a neighbouring states.
Newly elected president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has a challenging situation especially with the unresolved issues of territorial dispute with Russia.
This international gathering in Toronto of so many parliamentarians with the presence of Jacek Czaputowcz – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland to study the state of matters in today’s Ukraine.
Poland has been just celebrating the 450th Anniversary of the Union with Lithuania which is the first model of the European Union. Historically these lands and in addition of today’s Belorussia and other Baltic States and the Black Sea region were the Central Europe Commonwealth.