President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with the family of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko illegally arrested in Russia. His wife Angela, his daughter Julia and son Maxim came to meet with Poroshenko on the birthday of their father. It is reported by the press service of the Head of State.
"Today is the birthday of your husband and father Mr. Roman Sushchenko. He is very strong and respected Ukrainian, who is now known to everyone. Our meeting with you and this little greeting for him and congratulations on his birthday are the message that we are mindful of him", said Poroshenko.
The President shared his impressions of the letter he received from Roman.
"I was very touched by the strong position of a strong man, a strong man, strong Ukrainian. You have every reason to be very proud of your father, and to be like him when you grow up", Poroshenko told the children of the journalist.
The wife of Roman Sushchenko Angela thanked the Ukrainian Leader for the fact that he was touched by the fate of the journalist and his family.
"We are very pleased that the whole Ukraine, they all want to have our dad back home soon", she said.
In memory of the meeting Poroshenko handed the wristwatch to son of journalist Maxim.
"I was going to give this wristwatch to your father. He will get them, but if you allow, I give them to you to keep. You'll be wearing them and pray that your father soon returned home", said the President.