On Thursday, October 29, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with a delegation of the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (USA).
The sides discussed the issues on combating anti-Semitism, strengthening inter-ethnic peace in Ukraine, supporting Eurointegration aspirations of Ukraine in general and its democratic institutions - in particular.Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed that the strengthening of tolerance and mutual respect in relations among Ukrainian citizens of various ethnic origin and religious beliefs, as well as the uncompromising struggle against all forms of anti-Semitism, racism and xenophobia is one of the main priorities in the work of the Ukrainian Government.
Particular attention was paid to the preparation for the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy, which will be marked next year in Kyiv at the international level. The Prime Minister of Ukraine underlined that this was the tragedy of a global scale, and the memory of it should be transmitted from generation to generation. He informed the delegation of the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry about the concept of the commemoration, the preparations for it and invited them to take part in memorial events.
In turn, the members of the delegation of the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry praised the efforts of the Government to prevent the incitement of hatred on national soil, its rapid response to provocations against civil accord in the country and pledged the support for changes in the socio-political and economic spheres being carried out in Ukraine.