KYIV (QHA) -

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainian Muslims on the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The corresponding congratulation is posted on the website of the Presidential Administration.

“I heartily congratulate you on the bright holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which comes after the end of the month of Ramazan - the time of prayer and spiritual purification. The Ukrainian Muslim community was and is an active participant in socio-political processes in Ukraine and, thanks to its solid patriotic civil position, has gained authority and respect,” the President noted.

The head of state recalled that the resisting to Russian aggression brought together various religious communities in Ukraine.

"We Ukrainians have demonstrated that together we can defend the independence, the territorial integrity of Ukraine, our freedom and the faith that our ancestors bequeathed to us. I am sure that the unity of society is the guarantee of the victory and prosperity of the Ukrainian state," Poroshenko noted and wished the Ukrainian Muslim community well, harmony and prosperity.

Reference: June 15, Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr. Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "UMMA" Said Ismagilov congratulated Muslims on the holiday as well.

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