Donetsk, Sep 25 – DAN. DPR has open its fifth Representative’s Office in the EU - in Marseille, France, said DPR Foreign Ministry.

"Today in Marseille, southern France, we have held an opening ceremony."

The event has been broadcasted online, and DPR acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova addressed the guests via the video link.

"This is a very important event. We appreciate connections with the European community a lot. It means spreading information about our living, our development directly to the Europeans. We are really grateful to all those who facilitated the launch of the Representative’s Office," she said.

The new office in Marseille shall promote information sharing, trade and cultural exchange between the republics. Marseille mayor’s office associate, president of the national council of entrepreneurs of Bouches-du-Rhône, former regional counsellor of Provence Gérald-Hubert Fayard has been appointed the head of the office.

Earlier the fourth DPR representative office was launched in Athens, offices also operate in the Czech Republic, Italy and Finland. *ot