As reported by Censor.NET citing the press office of the president, the solemn ceremony started with performance of national anthems of Ukraine and Israel. Then, the heads of state watched the guards of honor and introduced their delegations.
Upon completion of the ceremony, meeting in vis-à-vis format has begun. It will be continued by negotiations between delegations of Ukraine and Israel chaired by the two presidents.
Today, the presidents of Ukraine and Israel will also take part in parliamentary hearings on the topic "75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy: historic lessons and modernity". The president of Israel will deliver a statement in the Ukrainian parliament and take part in the joint session of the deputy groups for interparliamentary relations between Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and Knesset of Israel.
On Sept. 29, the two presidents and their wives will take part in the mourning ceremony on the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy.