On December 1 the Embassy of Ukraine in Kuwait held a diplomatic reception on the occasion of the Independence Day of Ukraine.
The event was attended by Kuwaiti officials, representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Kuwait, business, political and cultural circles of Kuwait, journalists, representatives of Ukrainian community etc.
In his solemn speech the Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Tolkach noted that the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence coincided with the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi occupation, noting that the history of Ukraine has much in common with the history of Kuwait, including . the page of struggle against foreign occupation.
Kuwaiti government was represented by Minister of Health of Kuwait Ali Al-Obeidi who was presented a commemorative gift brought from Ukraine.