As a result of military operations in Donetsk region over 8,5 thousand residence buildings have been destroyed or damaged. 11,5 thousand people are left with no roof over their heads, stated President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Donetsk region, his press service informed.
He noted, that regional and city administrations allocated UAH 2,5 billion for reconstruction.
The President also held a speech at the opening of a donor fund for revival of Donbas and assistance to people who suffered from war.
“It’s great pleasure for me – to open a reconstructed house. All the world witnesses priorities of Ukrainian authorities – peaceful life in Donbas. This building is a symbol of restoration and revival of Donbas. My purpose, as a President, is peace”, - Poroshenko claimed.
According to Poroshenko, currently all educational institutions, shelled amid military operations in Mykolaivka, have been restored.
Poroshenko once more emphasized the need for immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from occupied territories.