Poroshenko opens new subway station in Kharkiv
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has participated in the ceremony of opening the new Peremoha subway station in Kharkiv.
"I am pleased that Kharkiv meets the Independence Day, the Day of City with the introduction of a new metro station, the subway station with the fantastic name of Peremoha (Victory)," Poroshenko said.
He noted the station is almost the coeval of Ukraine's independence (its construction began in 1992), while, according to Poroshenko, 60% of its value had been invested during 20 years, while 40% of the cots over the last two years.
The president expressed regret the station will start work in a few days after opening.
"Technical things will require a few days, and then Kharkiv residents and guests will be able to use this station," Poroshenko said.
He stressed it is needed to continue subway construction in Kharkiv, in particular, towards the airport (Odeska station).
"Today we talk about the need to work with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, say it is necessary to give appropriate instructions to the government so that Kharkiv residents could be confident subway construction in Kharkiv will continue," the president said.