"Together with the prime minister, Ukrainian government ministers and with the whole Ukrainian nation and on behalf of the people, I would like to express my sincerely condolences to our French brothers. During these difficult times, I would like to confirm and make sure that Ukraine stands shoulder to shoulder with France in the fight against international terrorism," said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine Today reported.

The newly apppinted French Ambassador to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont said she was overwhelmed by the support: “We are touched by the support we feel here, very concrete, with so many flowers that you can see there. People came at 1am, 2am (and) 3am in the morning, they came here with flowers and candles to support us. This is a huge thing to us. And you can believe we will take photographs and take them to Paris so that our authorities can feel the support of the Ukrainian people."

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