We Will Rise and Fall Together – Bill Clinton Addresses YES Delegates

We Will Rise and Fall Together – Bill Clinton Addresses YES Delegates
11 September 2015

The Ukrainian citizens are working to build a free country despite the great threat to its territorial integrity, Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States, said in a video address to the delegates of the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting today in Kyiv.

Clinton, who has attended the YES Annual Meeting in previous years, assured the audience of more than 350 Ukrainian and international delegates of the West’s support. “Despite the great threat to Ukraine's territorial integrity, Ukrainians are working hard to create a free and prosperous country ruled by law,” he said.

Clinton stressed that this year's YES Annual Meeting was crucial than ever before the light of the current events in Ukraine: “We will rise and fall together, therefore I would like us to appreciate the forces of integration and disintegration.”

Clinton wished a peaceful future to the Ukrainians, and a productive session to the YES delegates. 

The 12th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting will be streamed live at yes-ukraine.org as well as web-sites of the Media Partners in English and Ukrainian.

The official Twitter of the 12th YES Annual Meeting is @yes_ukraine, and participants and followers can include the hashtag: #YESUkraine2015.

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Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus
Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 2006; Founder, Grameen Bank; Chairman, Yunus Centre , 9th YES Annual Meeting, 2012
«Poverty is not created by the poor. Poverty is externally imposed on them. Poverty is created by the system that we built…Poverty should be in a museum, not in human society»