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MFA of Ukraine: Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of laying flowers to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

On the Day of Mourning and Remembrance of the Victims of War in Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko laid flowers to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

MFA of Ukraine shared on Facebook

'President of ‪‎Ukraine‬ Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of laying flowers to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the Day of Mourning and Remembrance of the Victims of War in Ukraine.

The ceremony was attended by veterans of the World War II and ATO veterans, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Chairman of the Parliament Andriy Parubiy and members of the Cabinet of Ministers.

The ceremony took place in the Memorial of Eternal Glory. The memorial procession led by the President passed by the Alley of the Fallen Heroes where 34 tombs of warriors who died in the World War II are located.

The attendees honored memory of the deceased with a moment of silence. The ceremony was completed by the solemn march of the Guards of Honor.'

The Day of Mourning and Remembrance of the Victims of War in Ukraine is celebrated annually on June, 22. On that day German-fascist, Romanian and Finnish forces invaded USSR. 

As reported earlier by 1492news.com, Poroshenko explains terms for adoption of special status for Donbass.

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