ODESA, SEPTEMBER 3rd, 2013, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE ― The laying of the park “Istanbul” has been held today, 3 September, in Odesa, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
Representatives of the Odesa city authorities and the diplomatic corps of the Turkish side participated in the laying.
The area of the park, which is located on the Potemkinskaya Stairs to the building of the Odesa City Council, is about 5 hectares.
In the park there will be located walking paths, special sitting areas, and a platform for the organization of concerts and festivals.
The inscription on the foundation stone of the park states: “Here will be a sign of a strong friendship between Turkey and Ukraine and as a symbol of sister city relations between Istanbul and Odesa as a great gift to the people of Odesa this Istanbul Park will be created”.