Poroshenko addressed to Ukrainians during the ceremony of raising the National Flag, Censor.NET informs, referring to the President press service.
"For the love to these colors, the Empire sent our patriots to Siberian prisons. Under this flag, people rose up to defend their rights during the Revolution of Dignity. Please note. Flags of Ukraine and the European Union - are designed in the same colors. It is an eloquent and very important detail!. Nothing symbolizes peace and tranquility more than blue sky and yellow field.
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"We are peaceful people, but we are ready to pay sweat and blood for the right to live under this flag, under this sky and among these fields. And we do it. Yellow and blue flag became a symbol of peaceful life which the Ukrainian Armed Forces return to the Donbas liberating it from terrorists. The national flag proudly flies over Sloviansk and Kramatorsk, Lysychansk and Severodonetsk, Artemivsk and Kostiantynivka. Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk tortured by militants are also striving for peace. They will certainly achieve it!", Poroshenko said.
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Poroshenko promises major changes to all Ukrainians. "We are on the threshold of tremendous tectonic changes. Just as our soldiers hoist a flag over the liberated towns and villages, we must all together make a joint effort required to raise the banner of victory to overcome corruption, unemployment and poverty", Poroshenko said during the ceremony of raising the National Flag of Ukraine.