Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Yushchenko Calls on European Lawmakers to Assist Ukraine’s Entrance in EU

STRASBOURG, France -- President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko, turning to European lawmakers, has called on them to assist giving perspective of EU membership to Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the European lawmakers have met the Ukrainian President with applauds.

Victor Yushchenko has noted in his speech that the European Union and Ukraine have no right to abstain from using the “unique chance, which appeared after the Orange revolution in Ukraine.”

The Ukrainian President has said that the Orange Maydan is a symbol of the new Europe, created by citizens, who fought for their right to live in a free Europe.

“The Orange revolution confirmed that Ukraine belongs to the European civilization, not only geographically, but entirely, spiritually, politically, and mentally”, Victor Yushchenko claimed.

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