After the funeral ceremony, members of the official delegations conveyed their condolences to the family of the presidential couple and to the representatives of the Polish authorities.
Speech prepared by Lech Kaczyński, the President of Poland, for the celebrations scheduled for 10th April 2010.
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In the wake of the tragedy of the presidential aircraft, Polish Parliament Speaker Mr. Bronisław Komorowski, Acting President of the Republic of Poland has received numerous condolences from the world’s leaders.
On 10 April 2010 on the way to commemoration ceremony of the 70 th anniversary of the Katyn massacre the President of the Republic of Poland Mr Lech Kaczynski, the First Lady Mrs Maria Kaczynska, members of the Polish delegation and crew lost their lives.
“I would like to emphasise that I support very close collaboration between our countries. I am convinced that such collaboration is in our common interest and also in the interest of the whole region,” said Lech Kaczyński.
The President of Poland awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland and the Iraq Star to General David Petraeus in recognition of his services in developing military cooperation between Poland and the USA.
On Friday the situation in Afghanistan, relations with Russia, the future of NATO and the organisation’s new strategic principles were discussed.
20th Anniversary of the Re-establishment of the Republic of Lithuania celebrated today in Vilnius.
Today letters of credence were presented to President of the Republic of Poland by ambassadors of Argentyna, Singapore and Gambia.
A ceremony of presenting credentials to President of the Republic of Poland Lech Kaczyński was held in the Presidential Palace.