Poroshenko called McCain a great friend of Ukraine

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The President of Ukraine Petro Porosencova: Alexei vitvitskiy/ RIA “Novosti”

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed condolences over the death of American Senator John McCain. He wrote about this in his microblog on Twitter.

Poroshenko wrote that McCain was a great friend of Ukraine and added that the Ukrainians will never forget the contribution of the Senator in the development of freedom and democracy. “Condolences to the family and to the American people,” he wrote.

On the death of McCain, it became known on the night of 26 August. He died on 82-m to year of life. Two days before that, the Senator refused to be treated for brain cancer.

John Sidney McCain was born August 29, 1936. He represented in the U.S. Senate Arizona, in 2016, he was re-elected for a sixth term. In 2008 McCain ran for President from the Republican party. The Senator sharply criticized domestic and foreign policy elected in 2016, the American leader is Donald trump. He also repeatedly called for tougher sanctions against Moscow.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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