Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko took part in the funeral ceremony of former President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel
On behalf of President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Gryshchenko expressed his sincere condolences to the Czech President Vaclav Klaus, and to the family and friends of former President Vaclav Havel. Minister Gryshchenko took part in the funeral ceremony, which was held in St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
By participation in the funeral ceremony, Ukraine paid its tribute to historical figure of Vaclav Havel, who will always remain in the memory of all Ukrainians as the distinguished statesman, staunch supporter of freedom and democracy, as well as the ideas of a united Europe.
The funeral ceremony was attended by over 50 representatives of foreign governments and international institutions.