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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Congressman Collins and Comptroller Mychajliw Welcome the President of Ukraine

Sep 18, 2014
Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, addressed a Joint Session of Congress. Congressman Collins was joined by Mr. Stefan Mychajliw, Erie County Comptroller.

“It was an honor to hear President Poroshenko’s historic address this morning,” said Congressman Collins. “The United States will continue to be a strong supporter of Ukraine and the democratic ideals espoused by President Poroshenko.”

As part of this morning’s address, Congressman Collins invited Mr. Stefan Mychajliw, Erie County Comptroller and proud local leader of the Ukrainian community.

“I would like to thank Congressman Collins for the opportunity to attend this historic event,” said Mr. Mychajliw. “As the son of Ukrainian immigrants, being able to witness the President of the Ukraine address the United States Congress is an unforgettable opportunity, and a testament to the promise the American Dream holds for millions across the globe.”