According to Ukrinform, the U.S. Embassy posted the greeting on Facebook.
"Congrats to the people of New York, Donetsk Oblast, on the return to their town's historical name by cross-faction consensus in the Verkhovna Rada! Another reason to celebrate our close ties. We're big fans of your new/old name!" the report reads.
The Verkhovna Rada on July 1 passed a resolution returning the historical name of New York to the town of Novhorodske in Donetsk region.
Some 301 MPs voted for a respective resolution, No. 5081, "On renaming the urban-type settlement of Novhorodske in Bakhmut district, Donetsk region."
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