The presidential couple took part in the farewell ceremony for Leonid Kravchuk

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his wife Olena took part in the farewell ceremony for President of Ukraine in 1991-1994 Leonid Kravchuk.

The ceremony took place at the Ukrainian House in Kyiv.

Volodymyr and Olena Zelenskyy laid flowers at the coffin of Leonid Kravchuk. The presidential couple spoke with members of the deceased's family and expressed their condolences.

"Leonid Makarovych was the man to whom one could turn for wise advice. He has always heard and understood the aspirations of the people, even in the most difficult moments for our country. His contribution to the formation of an independent Ukraine is invaluable. As well as efforts to recognize our state as an equal participant in world processes and overcome the consequences of totalitarianism. I am sure that his invaluable experience will help us in defeating the aggressor and building a strong, peaceful, European state of Ukraine," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

The farewell ceremony was also attended by Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak.

The former President will be buried in the Baikove Cemetery in Kyiv.