The armed forces of Ukraine is the best guarantor of Ukraine’s independence, far more serious than the Budapest Memorandum. This sailpride of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko a speech before the military parade dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence.
“Ukrainian and Russian citizens who speak other languages, Ukrainians, ethnic Russians, Crimean Tatars and other ethnic groups – all stand firmly on the positions of Ukrainian patriotism, shoulder to shoulder defending Ukraine with weapons in their hands. History will never will not forgive us if we do not seize this moment of unity to permanently healed those wounds, which caused the society politicians, artificially fracturing the society. And the question arises, what is the guarantee that all of our optimistic plans will remain on paper? Our main guarantor is the Armed forces of Ukraine. And it is much more serious than the Budapest Memorandum,” – said the President.
Poroshenko said that over the two years of the war to the enemy of Ukraine failed to implement any strategic objectives and he failed to bring Ukraine to its knees.” According to him, 2504 Ukrainian soldier gave his life to stop the gangs of the aggressor state.
The President also expressed confidence that Ukraine was on the path of Euro-Atlantic integration and irrevocably’t get away with it, despite Russia’s attempts to strangle the Ukraine military and economic measures. “Moscow is trying to smother us as the closing of the market and lock-in transit to other countries. Against the backdrop of unprecedented external shocks, we managed to ensure macroeconomic stability and restore economic growth,” he said.
Earlier, Poroshenko said that the Ukrainian struggle for independence satisfied with the fact that the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe” of the twentieth century.