Budapest, February 29 (MTI) – The Hungarian parliament on Monday adopted a decree in a unanimous vote that declares 2016 a year of Hungarian-Polish solidarity.

Under the decree state celebrations will be organised throughout the year to mark the 60th anniversary of the anti-communist uprising in Poland’s Poznan in June 1956 and Hungary’s anti-Soviet revolution four months later.

The decree was submitted by the house speaker, the speaker of the Polish national minority in Hungary and the group leaders of the five parliamentary parties.

A decree with the same content was adopted by the Polish Senate earlier in the month and by the Sejm on Friday last week.

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