Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Kyiv 19:55

Pope Francis congratulated with a letter President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the people of Ukraine on the 24th anniversary of Independence

23 August 2015, 16:49

"I pray for your country in this difficult situation renewing my spiritual affinity with victims, their families and all those who suffer. I support the efforts that help the Ukrainian nation move forward in the spirit of peace and reunification," he said.

Pope Francis noted that he appeals to the Almighty God for a blessing of the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.

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