President Victor Yushchenko pronounced a speech before joint meeting of the Senate, and the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada, according to the President`s press-office.

“We appreciate our friendship and we believe in it”, - said Victor Yushchenko in his address. “We are grateful for the support that Ukraine has always seen from Canada… We highly appreciate our present-day relations, which have their own unique feature – a feature of brotherhood,” – he stressed.

Then Victor Yushchenko dwelled on Ukraine’s internal political and economic situation, European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of our country, etc.

Separately he expressed hope that Canadian Parliament would recognize Holodomor 1932-1933 genocide against Ukrainian nation.