President Petro Poroshenko has laid flowers near the Embassy of France in Ukraine in order to honor the memory of the deceased in the terrorist act of January 7 in Paris. «Je Suis Charlie," the President has repeated the words of thousands of French citizens who had come to the streets to pay tribute to murdered Charlie Hebdo journalists.
The President has left a note in the Book of Condolences in the Embassy and expressed words of deep condolences and support to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Ukraine Alain Remy. Petro Poroshenko has noted that Ukraine felt deep sorrow over tragic events, as well as solidarity and unity with France in the struggle against terrorism. "Ukraine knows what struggle against terrorism means," the President has emphasized. It goes about the explosion in the bar of Kharkiv, assault on the office of volunteers in Odesa, as well as "terrorist attacks in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions".
The President has noted that he had been impressed with the reaction of the world and the people of France to the tragedy of January 7 in Paris. "An hour after the terrorist attack hundreds of thousands of French citizens and guests of France came out to the streets in order to demonstrate their readiness to fight against terrorism, their tolerance and system of values - values of freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom as one of the basic foundations of French democracy," Petro Poroshenko has emphasized.
"Ukraine is grateful to France for its assistance and solidarity in struggle against terrorism on the Ukrainian land. Ukraine supports France in its struggle against terrorism," the Head of State noted. The President hopes that the operation on the liberation of hostages in France, which is currently being held, will be successful and terrorists will be brought to liability.