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Happy 240th anniversary of the US Independence!
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The Embassy of Ukraine conveys the best wishes to all Americans on the day when the people of the US are celebrating freedom, liberty and unity.

Embassy of Ukraine in USA shared on Facebook
'Ukrainians share the democratic values achieved in struggle for independence. We fight to defend them from the power that infringes the international law and human rights. Ukraine appreciates your support and solidarity and remains committed as your reliable partner.

Let your Independence Day be filled with friends and fireworks!'

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko also added his congratulations: 'We are grateful to the United States for standing by Ukraine's side over last two years – the hardest two years in Ukraine's modern history

Happy Independence Day to all our American friends!'

'The United States of America has been the most reliable partner and dear friend to Georgia for nearly 25 years of our independence. The true ally that has been standing side by side with our nation in times of troubles and joy, stretching the helping hand in times of need and cheering to our successes in face of challenges. We share common values of universal justice and human respect, as well as bonded in aspiration for freedom and peace. We celebrate this day with you!

'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.' The Declaration of Independence - July 4, 1776' - Embassy of Georgia to the United States

Independence Day of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and no longer part of the British Empire. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues,carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.

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