'Happy Ukrainian Independence Day to the more than one million Ukrainian Canadians who have built strong, vibrant communities across Canada. Members of our Canadian Forces deployed on UNIFIER operation will mark the occasion by walking in today’s parade. Slava Ukraini!' Sajjan said.
Reportedly, American President Donald Trump has already congratulated President Petro Poroshenko by claiming that the USA would always support the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated Poroshenko and the Ukranian citizens on the Independence Day. He noted that France stands by Ukraine in searching of the sustainable resolution of the conflict, which takes place in Donbas.
Pope Francis wished Ukrainians blessings, especially to citizens in the east of Ukraine.
Furthermore, the Leaders of European countries joined in the congratulations. In particular, Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Philippe of Belgium, and also Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic, Captains Regent of San Marino Stefano Palmiero and Matteo Chachi.
Later, Leader of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping congratulated Ukraine on the Independence Day and rejoiced at its success.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier wished a peaceful future and support in the overcoming of political, economic and social challenges.