The EU hopes that Ukraine will kill 3 million anti-personnel mines until 2018

The European Union counts on the disposal of 3 million anti-personnel mines in Ukraine until 2018. As inform «Ukrainskie Novosti», this was during the ceremony, dedicated to the three trust Fund projects by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), said the head of the EU delegation to Ukraine Jan Tombinski.

«The EU actively supports projects for the destruction of landmines banned by the Ottawa Convention,» he said.

Tombinski said that the EU is sponsoring the elimination of 3 million anti-personnel mines in Ukraine. According to the head of the EU delegation, the total contribution in this project is 1.8 million euros.

«We hope that in three years all these mines will be destroyed», — he added.

Tombinski also said that the EU intends to initiate a project for demining of the territories affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

As reported, Canada gave Ukraine special equipment to conduct demining activities.




The EU hopes that Ukraine will kill 3 million anti-personnel mines until 2018 15.12.2015

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