Thursday, March 26, 2009

Victor, Kateryna Yushchenkos open Taras Shevchenko monument in Prague

In Prague President Victor Yushchenko and Mrs. Kateryna Yushchenko took part in the ceremony of opening of the monument to Taras Shevchenko.

“This is a sign of Czechs’ true respect towards Ukrainians. This is a symbolic center of our thousand years’ relations, our cultural connection and future living. I would like to thank state authorities of the Czech Republic and to public and cultural figures for their understanding of great essence of our relations”, - said Victor Yushchenko in his address at the ceremony.