Wednesday, September 28 2016 13:13 EEST
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Photo: The official ceremony of meeting between Poroshenko and Reuven Rivlin

Meeting between Presidents of Ukraine and Israel

The official ceremony of meeting between President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Israel Reuven Rivlin who is on a state visit to Ukraine has begun in front of the Presidential Administration.

The solemn ceremony has started with performance of national anthems of Ukraine and Israel. Then, the Heads of State watched the guards of honor and introduced their delegations.

Upon completion of the ceremony, meeting in vis-à-vis format has begun. It will be continued by negotiations between delegations of Ukraine and Israel chaired by the two Presidents.

Today, the Presidents of Ukraine and Israel will also take part in parliamentary hearings on the topic '75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy: historic lessons and modernity'. The President of Israel will deliver a statement in the Ukrainian Parliament and take part in the joint session of the deputy groups for interparliamentary relations between Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and Knesset of Israel.

On September 29, the two Presidents and their wives will take part in the mourning ceremony on the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy.

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