Trump greets Poroshenko on Independence Day

Trump greets Poroshenko on Independence Day

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has received congratulations from U.S. President Donald Trump on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of Ukraine's independence, the press service of the head of the Ukrainian state has reported.

"From the day Ukraine declared independence on August 24, 1991, and particularly since the Revolution of Dignity, the United States has supported Ukraine's aspirations of becoming a truly European nation," reads a letter of congratulations. 

Trump said that "the United States will continue to support these goals and work with you, our European partners, and other like-minded countries to restore Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity."

The U.S. president offered congratulations and sincere well-wishes, emphasizing that Independence Day is a special day to celebrate Ukraine's independence and all that has been accomplished, while many challenges lie ahead.


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