of Ukraine to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly
took part in the Ukrainian Fair "Together for Freedom". The fair was
organized by Ukraine Relief to celebrate Ukraine’s 25th Independence Day in
Sacramento, California and became the biggest Ukrainian festival in the West
Coast attended by more than 13 thousand Ukrainian Americans.
Ambassador thanked California’s leadership and community for the firm support
of Ukraine in the challenging times. He especially recognized the effort of the
250,000 Ukrainian-Americans living in the state. He emphasized that it is only
a strong Ukraine that can stop the aggressor and ensure peace and security in
Ukraine as well as it can protect internationally embraced democratic values.
Valeriy Chaly praised business activity of the Ukrainian community,
represented by over 40 companies that had advertised their goods and services
at the fair. He also highly marked an educational mission of the Ukrainian
school in a district of Sacramento - home to more than 60 thousand Ukrainians.
Ambassador also spoke highly about the National Guard of California, which for
more than 22 years conducts joint programs with Ukraine, trains and equips the
Ukrainian Armed Forces and the National Guard.
of Odessa Regional Administration Mikheil Saakashvili and Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko addressed the
participants of the event.
was organized with support of the Consulate General of Ukraine in San
Francisco, Ukrainian American Coordinating Council, Nova Ukraine non-profit
organization and various Ukrainian-American companies.