Congratulations to all the defenders of Ukraine on the holiday! You are an example of great courage, fortitude and true patriotism. Due to you, the residents of half a million Mariupol and other cities of the country feel safe.
You are Heroes! Keep guard over the integrity and independence of Ukraine. At the risk of your life, you protect millions of families and defend the future of our state. You inspire us. Today Mariupol is successfully developing under the blue and yellow flag, showing that Ukraine has progress and prosperity. This is your merit.
I wish you optimism, faith and good health. I wish you support for loved ones and gratitude to generations!
Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the heroes!
Mayor of Mariupol