touch line, President Petro Poroshenko met liberated
Ukrainians who were kept in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
President congratulated the heroes on their return and noted that everyone
waited for their liberation. He also noted that the heroes are met today by the
Ambassador of France and the representative of the German embassy. “Due to the
efforts of Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, of our big team, your liberation
has become possible,” the Head of State emphasized.
with the President, the liberated Ukrainians were met by French Ambassador
Isabelle Dumont, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Federal Republic
of Germany Wolfgang Bindseil, Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak and Volodymyr Zhemchugov who had been
welcomes her sons, who have passed through hard trials! I hope that all
hostages will be released in 2018 and they will come back home
to their families and friends. We do not forget about them and
we believe that we will meet them soon. I wish their families
and relatives strength, hope and belief in our victory!” General Poltorak stressed.