Pope Francis has paid my respects Poroshenko on independence Day of Ukraine, said on Sunday on the official Internet representation of the President.
"I pray in this difficult situation for your country to renew my spiritual closeness to the victims and their families, as well as with all who suffer. I support the efforts to help the Ukrainian people to move forward in the spirit of reunion and peace ", - quotes the website of the Pope's words.
Ukraine 23-24 August will celebrate flag Day and independence Day. In ceremonies have plans to engage the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the country's leadership.