Dear citizens of the Republic of Lithuania, faithful friends of Ukraine!
I congratulate you on the national holiday, the day of the restoration of Lithuania’s independence. The relations between the Ukrainian and Lithuanian peoples have a long history, over the centuries mutual influences have made our nations what they are today – close in spirit and in European values. This awareness of kinship is inherent in both the younger generation and the experienced older ones. We sincerely respect your path of creation and choice in favor of democracy, free development and a successful future. We wish everyone a bright, unique holiday, many years of prosperity, well-being and unity. Ukraine and Lithuania is going to continue to be reliable partners, as we are united not only by the past, but also by a common European vector of development.