Without Ukraine and Ukrainians to win the victory over Nazism in the Second world war would be impossible, no one has the right to monopolize this victory, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
about This He said during a speech at the ceremonial meeting of the Verkhovna Rada on the Day of memory and reconciliation." No one has the right to monopolize the victory over Nazism, " - said Poroshenko.
according to his statement, " Without Ukraine and Ukrainians to win the Second world war it would have been impossible." We rightly admire the contributions of our forefathers in the battle against Nazism. The recognition of our tremendous contribution to the victory over Nazism was the accession of Ukraine to the circle of the founding countries of the UN, " - said Poroshenko, reports the news Agency. According to Poroshenko, the Second world war was the fatal result of the miscalculations of the European leaders who underestimated the risks of a policy of Adolf Hitler." It will be possible to prevent, unless you been hiding your head in the sand and did not build illusions", He said. He said that " the celebration of these days as never allow us to deeply appreciate the past, to assess its impact on today and make the right conclusions in the future." At a solemn meeting of the Verkhovna Rada invited veterans as the red army and the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA*). Seated at different sides of the rostrum. Between them is placed the participants of military operations in the Donbass. In the session hall are also present Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, ban Ki-moon, the deputies of Rada, members of the government, Authorized almost all Ukrainian churches and Authorized foreign parliaments and diplomatic corps. On the last working Day of the week Ukraine celebrates the Day of memory and reconciliation in honor of all the victims of the Second world war. Remember, on 9 April, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law on the establishment of a new annual festival in honor of the Victory over Nazism in the Second world war 1939-1945-second period - the Day of memory and reconciliation, which will be celebrated on 8 may. The authorities decided not to cancel the celebration in the country on 9 may, a gala event will be held over 2 days.
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"