Poroshenko instructed the foreign Ministry to initiate to UNICEF assignment for Jamala title of goodwill Ambassador

Порошенко поручил МИД инициировать перед ЮНИСЕФ присвоение для Джамалы звания Посла доброй воли

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed the foreign Ministry to initiate the organization of the UNICEF appropriation of the singer Jamal honorary title of goodwill Ambassador. About it reports a press-service of the head of state.

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“I think it’s hard to find a more worthy person than you”, – said Poroshenko.

He noted that it will promote the solution of topical issues of modernity, in particular the de-occupation of Crimea.

“On the one hand will advocate the issues of dealing with children’s issues, migration issues, and on the other hand, recall that we need to solve and to return Crimea to Ukraine and to return home all the Crimean Tatar people and especially important that this happens on the eve of the 72nd anniversary of the deportation, the events of 1944. This is all very symbolic,” – said the head of state.

Note, Poroshenko also awarded Jamal title of people’s artist of Ukraine.

Recall that the Ukrainian singer Jamal took first place in the final of the Eurovision song contest in 2016. In second place – the representative of Australia demi Them, and the third – Russian singer Sergey Lazarev.

Ukraine has received 534 points 211 from the judges and 323 from the audience. Jamala performed at the Eurovision song contest in 2016 with a song “1944” about the fate of the Crimean Tatars.