Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs visited the Holodomor Museum

17 February 2022

On 17 February, a delegation from the United Kingdom led by the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Elizabeth Truss, visited the Holodomor Museum. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Ukraine, Melinda Simmons, accompanied the guests.

In honor of the Holodomor victims, ministers placed decorative flower arrangements to the Bitter Memory of Childhood sculpture and lit candles at the Altar of Memory.

Afterward, the guests were given a tour of the Hall of Memory, told about the history of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as a crime of genocide of the communist totalitarian regime against Ukrainians, and presented thematic literature.

It will be recalled that on January 23, British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons paid tribute to the Holodomor victims.