The Ukrainian Embassy in Australia, together with the Ukrainian Canberra community, paid tribute to the victims of the tragedy of the MN17.
The memorial liturgy in St.Volodymyr Ukrainian Catholic Church was conducted by Father Wolodymyr Kalinecki, Father Lawrence Foote and Father Michael Solomko.
The event was attended by representatives of the Embassy of Ukraine in Australia, ambassadors from the Netherlands, Malaysia, Belgium and Slovakia, as well as the Australian Foreign Office, the diplomatic corps accredited in Canberra and the Ukrainian community of the capital's territory.
Warm words in remembrance of the victims of the disaster and in support of international efforts to investigate the tragedy of the MN17, were delivered by the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Australia Erica Schouten and the Charge d'Affaires of Ukraine in Australia, Halyna Yusypiuk.
The role of the Ukrainian community of Australia in support of the Australian families who lost their families in this terrible catastrophe was also noted.