Odessa, 30 JANUARY 2017, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie — The Odessa mayor Gennady Trukhanov met today with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Italian Republic to Ukraine Mr. Davide La Cecilia who made the first during his tenure visit outside Kiev, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.
It was reported to the agency today, January 30, in the Department of Information of the Odessa City Council.
The Italian diplomat stressed that he is in office four months and the visit to Odessa is his first official visit outside Kiev.
During the meeting the sides discussed the development of relations in the fields of economy, transport, education, culture and tourism.
Commenting on the results of the meeting, the mayor said that in the near future it is planned to give a new impetus to relations with the sister city of Genoa, as well as to re-create the work of the Italian Cultural Center in Odessa.
G. Trukhanov also reminded that in the autumn in Odessa traditionally it is planned to hold a Festival of Italian music Baroque «Italia Festival Barocco».