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Anti-personnel mines destroyed by Ukraine but used by Russia found in Hladosovo
19:27, 29 November 2017
Anti-personnel mines destroyed by Ukraine but used by Russia found in Hladosovo

PMN-2 mines were destroyed until 2011 in Ukraine in accordance with the Ottawa Treaty that Ukraine signed in 1999

19:27, 29 November 2017

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The anti-personnel mines PMN of the Soviet times were found near Hladosovo village, Donetsk region. Ukraine utilized this type of mines two years ago but they are still used by Russia. Darka Olifer, the spokeswoman of Leonid Kuchma, the representative of Ukraine at the Minsk Talks reported this at Facebook.

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‘The Ukrainian side informed the OSCE on the found anti-personnel mines of the Soviet production near Hladosovo village that was recently taken under control of Ukraine in accordance with the demarcation line determined by the Memorandum on September 19, 2014’, she wrote.

‘PMN-2 mines were destroyed until 2011 in Ukraine in accordance with the Ottawa Treaty that Ukraine signed in 1999. However, Russia still uses such mines, they were supplied through the uncontrolled part of the Ukrainian-Russian border’, she added.

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