Accompanied by NSDCU Secretary Raisa Bohatyryova, Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Tuchynov, Defense Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov, First deputy Head of Security Service Valentyn Nalyvaichenko and Kyiv Regional Administration Head Vira Ulyanchenko, Victor Yushchenko has attended a flower-laying ceremony to honor veterans of the Afghan war.

After laying flowers to the Memorial to Ukrainian soldiers killed in Afghanistan those present observed one minute of silence.