On April 12th H.E. Mr. Oleg Dyomin, Ambassador of Ukraine, and diplomats of the Embassy of Ukraine in China met Ukrainian students of Beiing Universities.
At the meeting a bas-relief of Taras Shevchenko (Ukrainian writer) was inaugurated in the auditorium of the Embassy on the occasion of the 200th anniversary. A documentary film "Gene of freedom" was demonstrated to students.
During the meeting students were informed about the political situation in Ukraine and Ukrainian government action to resolve the political and economic crisis and to preserve country’s territorial integrity. The Ambassador emphasized the prophetic gift of the great poet, who described in his writings the difficult fate of Ukrainians towards their independence and national unity.
Diplomats highlited to students the possible directions of cooperation and assistance that could be provided by the Embassy. Students were informed in detail about the preparations for the presidential election and the procedure for participation of citizens of Ukraine being abroad.
Students confirmed their intention to organize an Association of Ukrainian students in China and also thanked Embassy’s diplomats for an interesting meeting.