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"I sincerely congratulate you on the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine! This day is a holiday for all generations of Ukrainians, who have for centuries fought for the independence of their Motherland. The flag of Ukraine is the embodiment of Independence and the unbreakable spirit of the Ukrainian people," he said.

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"Ukraine will always remember you! I believe that Ukraine under the blue and yellow flag will be free, united and a powerful European state!" Turchynov declared.