The Pentagon chief cited the anthem of Ukraine at a meeting with Poltorak
MOSCOW, February 3 — RIA Novosti. Pentagon chief James Mattis for the negotiations with the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak quoted the Ukrainian national anthem. This was reported on the website of the military Department.
“Today, I again want to reiterate that we support the Ukrainian people in the struggle for independence and territorial integrity of the country. Your people paid a high price for it. “Soul and body we’ll lay down for our freedom” — in the words of the national anthem reflects the struggle for independence,” said Mattis.
The meeting between the two Ministers was held in the USA 3 Feb. As said on Twitter, Pentagon spokesman Dana white, during the negotiations the sides discussed military cooperation between the two countries.