Senate of the State of California in the presence of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valery Chaly adopted a resolution on the occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine, reported the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

- The resolution supported by the Upper House of the legislature of California notes the significant contributions of American citizens of Ukrainian origin to political enrichment, economic and cultural heritage of California, said a statement.

The document also noted the age-old struggle of the Ukrainian people for freedom and independence and the achievement of democratic ideals, which remains valid at the current stage of Ukraine’s development.

In this regard, the Senate of California supported the celebrations to the Independence Day of Ukraine on August 24.

The meeting was also attended by the Governor of Odessa region, Mikhail Saakashvili and Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko.

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