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Russia, Poland to create joint centers to study Katyn tragedy - Tusk

SOPOT (Poland). Sept 1 (Interfax) - Russia and Poland have reached
an agreement to create two joint centers to study the Katyn massacre,
said Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk.

"The creation of Russian-Polish centers and institutions, which
will study historical issues, including the Katyn massacre, show that we
can achieve mutual understanding, step by step," Tusk said at press
conference given jointly with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on

Putin and Tusk are currently attending the events marking the
anniversary of the beginning of WW II in Poland.

"We have agreed that the group on difficult historical issues will
experience less influence from politics," Tusk said.







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