Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, opened a commemorative plaque in Odesa and handed over the Certificate of inclusion of the Historic Center of the city in the UNESCO World Heritage List. First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Emine Jepparova announced this on Twitter.
"Together with the Director General of UNESCO, I had the honor of participating in the ceremonial opening of the memorial plaque and the handing over of the Certificate of inclusion of the Historical Center of the city of Odesa into the UNESCO World Heritage Site. I congratulate Odesa on acquiring this honorable status!" - the message says.