Presidents of Ukraine and Israel discuss bilateral relations between two countries

Presidents of Ukraine and Israel discuss bilateral relations between two countries

During a working visit to the State of Israel, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with President of Israel Reuven Rivlin, the press service of the head of state has reported.

"We stand in full solidarity with the people of Israel in honoring the memory of the Holocaust victims," Zelensky said.

According to the head of state, this horrific disaster of the Nazi terror times killed over one million Jews and more than four million Ukrainians and representatives of other nationalities in Ukraine.

"The tragedy of Babyn Yar is known all over the world. In 2020, the construction of the Babyn Yar National Historical and Memorial Reserve is planned to begin in Ukraine. It should include the Ukrainian Holocaust Museum and the Babyn Yar Victims Memorial Museum,” Zelensky noted.

The Ukrainian president emphasized that he and the government would pay due attention to the given issue.

The head of state commended the political dialogue between Ukraine and Israel. "I am sure that we must continue to develop our close ties," Zelensky stressed.

On January 23-24, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is on a working visit to the State of Israel. Memorial events are taking place there as part of the World Holocaust Forum dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.


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