Demining of the territory of Ukraine will take dozens of years

The diplomat spoke about the mine problem that the UN is on the list of priorities in Ukraine.

Розмінування територій України займе десятки років

Stripping individual territories of Eastern Ukraine from mines that were laid during the conflict in 2014, may take several decades, informs Rus.Media.

This was announced by the Ambassador of Ukraine in Austria Alexander szczerba using your Twitter account.

He noted that the international community has accurate data on victims of break ground shells among civilians in Donbass and ready to assist in demining after the shooting ceased in the region.

“833 local civilians stepped on mines in the Donbass, since you brought war to Ukraine. Mine action may continue for decades,” – said the Ukrainian diplomat.

At the end of December 2018 the members of the illegal “DNR” refused to adhere to the regime of silence in the course of demining in the area of PPC “Marinka”. Humanitarian operation was conducted by representatives of the OSCE and JCCC.

On December 6 the Verkhovna Rada adopted a draft on humanitarian demining. This document is expected by the international partners of Ukraine, so that it regulates the provision of assistance to Ukraine, particularly from the European Union and NATO for humanitarian needs.

7 Oct defense Ministry issued a map of areas where there are mines and explosive “remnants of war”. The map was officially handed over by the press service of the defense Ministry for dissemination through the media. The purpose of creating maps is to avoid the deaths of civilians and servicemen as a result of exploding shells.