Nearly half of all Ukrainian territory needs demining, says Interior Ministry

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"The parties discussed the possibilities of solving the problems of humanitarian demining,” the statement reads.

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It’s estimated that it will take anywhere from five to ten years to completely clear the areas contaminated by explosive objects.

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Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Mary Hakobyan, and the British Defense Attaché Air Commodore, Peter Cracroft, also discussed training military specialists for Ukraine’s National Guard at this meeting. In particular, the parties discussed UK involvement in the training of officers and command staff of National Guard units.

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