Romanian consulate became the 19th foreign country’s mission in the city, Kharkiv RMA reported.

The diplomats were congratulated on the opening of the Honorary Consulate of Romania in Kharkiv by the Deputy Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Yevhen Ivanov. Ambassador of Romania to Ukraine Alexandru Victor Micula, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov and diplomats also attended the event.

“Before the February invasion, Kharkiv Oblast had productive trade and economic relations with Romania. Unfortunately, the war made its own changes. But the opening of the honorary consulate is a significant event for the city and the region. Successful cooperation will allow us to develop Kharkiv region and bring our victory over the occupiers closer,” said Yevhen Ivanov.

During his speech, Honorary Consul Mykola Udiansky announced the donation of emergency vehicles and generators to Kharkiv Oblast. Soon the region will receive about 100 generators and 20 ambulances from Romania.

Honorary Consulate of Romania to Open in Kharkiv / Photo: Kharkiv RMA

Before the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine Kharkiv Oblast entrepreneurs exported almost $35.5 million worth of products to Romania in 2021. Imports in the same year amounted to $14.5 million.

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