The first road in Ukraine on European standards may appear on the Donbass.
The first corresponding to the European standards highway in Ukraine in case of implementation of a joint project with Germany to build a modern infrastructure, will appear in the Donbas.
The Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan, transfers the Internet-the edition with reference to .
“We consider now the possibility of road development in the East of Ukraine, in particular, the highway Zaporozhye-Mariupol, which, according to the President’s initiative, it is envisaged to allocate 1 billion UAH in the draft budget for next year. Plus the attraction of additional funds under the loan to the German government,” the Minister said after a meeting in Berlin with German colleagues, in particular, the Minister of economy and energy Peter Altmaier and the state Secretary of the Ministry of transport.
Omeljan also clarified that we are talking about 90 million euros, which will focus on construction of roads in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
“It will be an interesting project. In the case of its implementation, it will be the first road in Ukraine, constructed in accordance with all European standards, including environmental standards, crossings for animals, etc., that we often see in the EU, but which is absent from us,” he said.
Transport Minister added that are currently being discussed by the two roads. However, it is too early to say what it is.Also on behalf of the President of Ukraine Minister of infrastructure formally announced a proposal for Germany to take over the patronage of Kramatorsk. According to the Omelyan, the reaction of the German side to this proposal was positive. Further, the words of the Minister, to work out the mechanisms, scope and modality for such a possible cooperation.The Minister recalled that Germany today is actively helping Ukraine in the construction and restoration of destroyed Russian militants infrastructure. So, in 2014, the German Federal government for these purposes it was allocated 500 million euros of credit support. In the framework of the loan now and there are projects for the construction of roads in the East.