BRAMA, Sep 11, 2004, 3:00 pm ET|
President Leonid Kuchma sent letter to US President George W. Bush on 3rd anniversary of September 11 terror attacks
The President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma has sent a letter to the US President George W. Bush on the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks on the USA in New York City and Washington, DC.
As the letter says, today, when the 3rd anniversary of the terrible terrorist attack on the USA is being mourned, the people of Ukraine once again commemorate with your nation and with the families of the tragedy's victims.
We remember, the letter further says, the American people's courage vis-a-vis with the terror attacks.
The cruel terror attacks on the USA were a challenge not only to your country, but also to the entire civilized global community.
The recent tragic events in the Russian town of Beslan have once again underscored the dire need for consolidating the international community and mustering its effort in combating against this global evil, with a view of eliminating threats, which terrorism poses.
Our State, the presidential message says, will continue` making its weighty contribution to the strengthening international security for the sake of preserving our civilization and peace on the planet, for the sake of securing the supremacy of Law and respect for human rights.
Ukraine will remain true to its commitments as an active participant in the Anti-Terrorism Coalition and will do its best to counter terrorism, Leonid Kuchma's letter says.