President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Ukraine on Independence Day

Sunday, August 24, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine on the occasion of Ukraine's Independence Day. She wished peace and unity in defending their country.

"Twenty three years ago, Ukraine chose the path of freedom. The Ukrainian people decided to build their state themselves and not to allow alien forces to interfere in the country's affairs. Today Ukraine is facing brutal aggression and attempts to destabilize the situation in the country. Lithuania supports Ukraine and wishes its people unity and strength in defending their independence," the President wrote in her message of congratulations.
According to the President, Lithuanians understand very well the value of freedom and strongly support the determination of Ukraine to pursue the European path and to live in a free and democratic country.

On the occasion of Ukraine's Independence Day, President Grybauskaitė also conveyed her greetings in the Ukrainian language in a video message to the people of Ukraine. 
Photograph - R. Dačkus 
Press Service of the President

Last updated 2014.08.24 02:43