Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly took part in the Ukrainian Fair "Together for Freedom"
23.08.2016 | 10:23

Ambassador 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 Ukraines 25th Independence Day in Sacramento, California and became the biggest Ukrainian festival in the West Coast attended by more than 13 thousand Ukrainian Americans.

Ukraines Ambassador thanked Californias 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.

Ukraines 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.

Also, Head of Odessa Regional Administration Mikheil Saakashvili and Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko addressed the participants of the event.

The fair 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.


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