04.07.16 15:20

Poroshenko congratulated United States on Independence Day

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thanked the United States for standing by Ukraine and congratulated Americans on their national holiday.

Censor.NET reports citing presidential Facebook.

"We are grateful to the United States for standing by Ukraine's side over the past two years - the hardest two years in Ukraine's modern history. Happy Independence Day to all our American friends!" he wrote.


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Independence Day is a major national holiday in the U.S. and one of the most popular and loved in the country.

It commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Statehouse (now Independence Hall), under which the 13 American colonies became free and independent from Great Britain.
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