The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) included the city center of Odesa in the World Heritage List.
This was reported by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Emine Dzhepar.
"Diplomatic victory! UNESCO has just included the cultural and historical monument "Historic Center of the Port City of Odesa" in the World Heritage List. This means that the Ukrainian city of Odesa will be under the protection of UNESCO", she wrote.