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Twinning York with Kharkiv

We the undersigned petition the council to twin itself with the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.

In these dark times it's difficult to decide what is the best thing to do to support the brave City and inhabitants of Kharkiv in Ukraine.
No-one can be unaware of the on-going suffering of the Ukrainian people, but this northern city of Kharkiv are taking the brunt of the Russian aggression. I visited Ukraine last year, for the first time. I was made to feel welcome by local people, and could see they had a rich heritage, and the pride the people had in their identity - as a free nation.
However and whenever this war is resolved, the people of that city - however much of it is left standing - will need material, psychological, emotional and moral support from the international community. As York prides itself as a centre of tolerance and peace, I would hope that it would recognise the part that it can play in the rebirth of a fellow historical, and University city - Kharkiv

This ePetition ran from 03/03/2022 to 22/04/2022 and has now finished.

15 people signed this ePetition.


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