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Obama to visit Poland next month

04-09-2011 08:11 BJT

WASHINGTON, April 8 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Poland next month, according to a White House statement on Friday.

Obama said he looked forward to deepening the "enduring" ties with Poland, which was one of America's "strongest and closest" allies, according to the statement.

In the statement, Obama honored the one-year anniversary of the death of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski.

In April 2010, 96 people aboard Kaczynski's official Tupolev Tu-154 plane were killed in a crash near Smolensk airport in western Russia. The plane was carrying Kaczynski, his wife Maria and a large number of senior Polish officials.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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