Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko met representatives of Jewish communities and organizations during his visit to the USA.
Poroshenko thanked the representatives for the support that the American Jewish community gives Ukraine in the present situation.
“We are fighting for freedom and democracy, and only with the help of the entire world can we win this fight,” Poroshenko said.
Participants of the meeting discussed the challenges faced by Ukraine and methods for overcoming them.
Representatives of the Jewish community assured the Ukrainian president of their intention to provide support to Ukraine in solving problems, including ones caused by Russian aggression.
Furthermore, representatives of Jewish organizations stressed the importance of the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy. Poroshenko stated that next year events would be held to commemorate the victims of the Nazis.