The head of the United States of America Barack Obama paid homage to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Ukrainian people with the 24th anniversary of independence, informs the press service of the Ukrainian leader.
"over the past year, Ukraine has taken important steps to achieve the goal that it sets for itself since gaining independence in 1991. Despite numerous challenges, the people of Ukraine have closer more than ever to realize their shared vision of a free, democratic and prosperous country, is firmly integrated in the heart of Europe ", – quoted Obama website Poroshenko.
the head of the United States also assured that America will continue to support Ukraine in a crucial period of its history." Our two Nations are working together to support and protect the right of the Ukrainian people besprepjatstvenno to choose their own way forward. In that moment, when you work to undertake decisive reforms, Despite aggression from Russia in the East and the occupation of Crimea, the United States will be consistent in their support of Ukraine", - has specified the head. The head of the United States is confident that the friendship between 2 countries will be strengthened even more as Ukraine will further efforts in the development of democratic institutions, promoting the rule of law and paving the way for economic improvement. Other leaders also congratulated Ukraine on the upcoming holiday, for example, the head of China XI Jinping wished the state " prosperity and power ". Independence day is traditionally celebrated on August 24 in honor of the adoption by the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the Declaration of independence, considered to be the date of education of the country in its present form.