In his video greeting, which was posted on the VOA’s website, President Poroshenko noted the Voice of America’s crucial role in promoting free speech and fighting propaganda.
“Since 1949, the Voice of America has started speaking Ukrainian. It’s broadcasting has become a part of the daily life for every freedom-loving Ukrainian. On behalf of the Ukrainian people, I would like to thank each and everyone, who in different time of the Voice of America’s history has worked in the team,” said the Ukrainian president.
“I would like to specially thank the Ukrainian service of the Voice of America for their commitment and professionalism. And let me wish you all the success in your work and in your crucially important mission,” said President Poroshenko.