President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko considers that it is necessary to develop new efficient economic and legal mechanisms to support Chornobyl catastrophe victims, in the first place, children and the disabled people, ForUm informs, referring to the president's press service.

In his address on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of the Chornobyl catastrophe Viktor Yushchenko said that social and economic problems the catastrophe had brought could be handled by integrating collective efforts of power, science, and public organizations of Chornobyl victims, the whole society, and with the assistance of the international community.

“It is the very Ukraine which took a blow of the unprecedented catastrophe. Ukrainians were the first who saved Europe from mortal danger by cost of their lives,” it is said in Yushchenko’s address.

Yushchenko thanked everyone who had taken part in eliminating the accident and those who are now working in the exclusion zone.

The President expressed hope that the Day of commemorating the Chornobyl nuclear power station disaster will become the day of national integrity and solidarity, the day of mutual charity and love, and wished good health, happiness, success and prosperity.


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