14.06.2014 14:01
Press office of President

The President declares a day of mourning for the dead

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expresses deep condolences to the families of dead Ukrainian soldiers and Ukrainian border guards, who died on June 14 during the counterterrorist operations.

"On Sunday I declare a day of mourning for our military men. It is a great loss not only for the families of victims, but also for the whole country. Ukraine is in sorrow but we strongly continue the struggle for peace", – Petro Poroshenko stressed.

"All those who are involved in the cynical terrorist attack of this scale must be punished. Ukraine needs peace. But terrorists will receive an adequate response", - the Head of State said.

The President instructed to convene a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council.

The President of Ukraine also instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to provide assistance to the families of victims.


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