President of Ukraine

President honored memory of victims of terrorist attacks in Paris near the Embassy of France in Kyiv

14 November 2015 - 12:14

President honored memory of victims of terrorist attacks in Paris near the Embassy of France in Kyiv

President Petro Poroshenko laid flowers in front of the Embassy of France in Kyiv commemorating the victims of terrorist attacks that took place in Paris in the evening of November 13. This night, Ukrainians started bringing flowers and icon lamps to the French Embassy.

Petro Poroshenko expressed condolences to Ambassador of France to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont. According to the President, he was impressed with the reaction of Frenchmen singing "La Marseillaise" during the evacuation of Stade de France.

"The key message we saw from France is: "We are not afraid". Together with France, we defend our common European values - liberty, equality, fraternity. The whole world is with France," the President emphasized.

The Head of State stressed that "Ukraine stands side-by-side with France in its struggle against international terrorism". The President reminded that France made a significant contribution to Ukraine's struggle against foreign aggression.