Ukraine opens consulate in Turkey's Antalya

By On November 04, 2018

Ukraine opens consulate in Turkey's Antalya

By Diyar Guldogan

ANKARA

Ukraine on Sunday opened its consulate in Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya with the participation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

"I am very glad to be here today because I am the first President of Ukraine who comes to Antalya on the occasion of such an outstanding event - the opening of the Ukrainian Consulate in Antalya," Poroshenko was quoted as saying in a presidential statement.

Poroshenko said more than 1.3 million Ukrainians visit Turkey every year and more than 800,000 of them come to Antalya.

The president stressed the importance of opening the consulate, saying not only tourists come to Antalya for holidays, but also a large number of international summits take place there and Ukrainian diplomats will be able to take active part in such events.

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