US President Barack Obama sent to the Ukrainian President greetings on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Ukraine.
reported the press service of the President of Ukraine.
" On behalf of the people of the United States, I express my warmest congratulations to you and the people of Ukraine on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Independence you celebrate 24 August. This day is especially important in light of the threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, which was the result of Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea annexation attempts " - said in greeting.
Obama also said the US will continue to support Ukrainian in the quest for a European future and remains committed to its obligations 'Liabilities to assist in the fight against Russian aggression.
" I want to assure you that the United States remains committed to its obligations 'Liabilities to be with Ukraine at a time when you resist Russian aggression ... the United States will continue to support you in your desire to bring a peaceful, prosperous , European future for all Ukrainian " - said the US president.
However, he stressed the importance of the steps of the Ukrainian state, which have been made in the fight against corruption.
" Do you celebrate your independence, and this time I want to note the significant steps that you have made in fighting corruption, strengthening the rule of law and laying the foundations for economic growth " - said Obama.