Klimkin about the Arch of friendship of peoples: No the pioneers of the scrap metal dismantling

The city authorities still have not decided what the background of the war of Russia against Ukraine to do with the Arch of friendship of peoples, which was opened in the center of Kiev in 1982 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the USSR. Wrote about this in his Twitter Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin.

“In laying flowers to the monuments of Shevchenko and Hrushevskyi Unification Day, thought that we still have other characters like the Arch of friendship of peoples. Or are we in characters confused, or maybe it’s because the left of pioneers who would (her) for scrap dismantled?“, – says the Minister.

We will remind, in the summer of 2017, the Director of the Ukrainian Institute of national memory Vladimir vyatrovich said that in Kiev there are 10 monuments and 18 memorable characters that are to be dismantled according to the law on decommunization. This number also includes people’s friendship Arch.

January 7, viatrovych said that Ukraine should recognize the period of the USSR occupation.