Poroshenko officially opened monument to Shevchenko in Sofia
19:40, 30 June 2016

Poroshenko officially opened monument to Shevchenko in Sofia

Monument in Bulgarian capital was installed in 2009

19:40, 30 June 2016

Пресс-служба президента Украины

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a working visit to Bulgaria took part in the official opening of the monument to Taras Shevchenko, reports the press service of the head of state.

During the ceremony Poroshenko stressed that Taras Shevchenko is the spiritual guide of the nation, an integral component of its mind. According to the President, this monument embodies the image of Ukraine today - young, energetic country which follows its path to Europe.

Poroshenko arrives to Bulgaria

It should be noted, earlier Poroshenko said that Ukraine is interested in the creation of a common fleet and crews with Bulgaria and Romania.

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