The President Of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
The President of Ukraine tied the Tomos of autocephaly with the policy of joining the EU and NATO.
The project autocephaly and obtain the Thomas – part of a calibrated strategy on the final decolonization and the total yield from the influence of Russia. On 16 December Petro Poroshenko during a press conference in Kiev. The message published in the official Twitter of the President.
“The project autocephaly and getting Thomas is an organic part of a meaningful and balanced strategy to final decolonization, it’s full output of the post-Soviet state and the sphere of influence of Russia. It manifested itself in the Association Agreement and free trade area with the EU, in bitwise and overcoming the dependence on Russian gas”, – said Poroshenko.
According to the President, taken a few weeks ago in the first reading amendments to the Constitution, which fixed rate for membership in the European Union and NATO membership – is also part of this strategy.
The President also congratulated Ukrainians with the autocephaly and reported that Patriarch Bartholomew believes “unification Council” a new era in Orthodoxy.
On December 15 at St. Sophia square Petro Poroshenko said that the Ukrainian Church – “a Church without Putin, no Cyril, no prayer for the Russian government and Russian troops”.