By decision of its City Council on 26 November 2021, the city of Khotyn, Ukraine, made official its membership of the European Network of Places for Peace, thus expanding to 10 the number of European countries that comprise it.

The city of Khotyn, with a population of about 11,000 inhabitants, is located in the southwest of Ukraine and has a rich architectural heritage, in which stands out the Khotyn Fortress on the banks of the Dniester River, built in 1325 (picture) and of important historical heritage, namely, the signing of the Treaty of Khotyn (1621) which ended the Polish-Ottoman War of 1620-1621.

A delegation from the city of Khotyn, headed by its Mayor, Mr. Andriy Dranchuk, had already participated in person in the 13th European Meeting of ENPP held between 14 and 17 October 2021, in the German city of Markranstädt.

An informative page about this new member of the Association will soon be available on the ENPP official website.