Western countries will help to clear the Donbas – Gerashchenko

Страны Запада помогут разминировать Донбасс - Геращенко

Ukraine will help to clear Donbass

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine received a relevant letter of support from the Western partners, said Irina Gerashchenko.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine received a letter from USA, UK, Switzerland, Canada and other countries with offers of assistance in demining dangerous areas of Donbass. This was during a meeting on Tuesday, November 6, said the first Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Irina Gerashchenko, reports UNN.

According to her, today there are about seven thousand kilometers of problem areas.

“We have received letters of support from our partners, in particular, from the United States Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, Ambassador of the United Kingdom, the Ambassador of Switzerland, Ambassador of Canada and other countries, which indicates that these countries support the work of the Parliament on the law on demining and are also ready to strengthen cooperation with Ukraine in order that we could have this challenge together to overcome and defuse seven thousand kilometers of territory, crammed with explosive subjects”, – said Gerashchenko.

Recall, November 6, Rada adopted in first reading a draft law on mine action.

Also in gschs reported that about a third of the territories of Ukraine contaminated with UXO.


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