Finland to allocate 600 000 euros for mine clearance in Stanytsia Luhanska

The country also supports the resolution of the conflict through the Minsk agreements
21:36, 2 November 2019

Finnish delegation in Stanytsia Luhanska
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Finland has confirmed the financial aid to Ukraine in the amount of 600 000 euros for humanitarian mine clearance in Stanytsia Luhanska. This became known during the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland Pekka Haavisto to Donbas, the press center of the Finland's MFA reports.

In addition, the Scandinavian country expressed strong support for Ukraine in finding a solution to the military conflict through the Minsk agreements.

"Finland is largely involved in the development of Ukraine, supports energy efficiency and school reform," the report said.

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In the morning of November 2, it was reported that the Finnish Foreign Minister visited Stanytsia Luhanska. The purpose of the visit was to demonstrate support for Ukraine, to obtain relevant information on the development of the security situation and the actions of the Russian occupation forces.

"The representatives of the delegation expressed their worries about the conflict, which keeps going on the east of Ukraine and affects negatively on lives and health conditions of locals who live near the front line. Finnish Foreign Minister evaluated positively the work of the Ukrainian side on Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint. The restoration of the damaged bridge in Stanytsia Luhanska and the introduction of free vehicles for disabled people were also constructively evaluated by the delegation," the JFO HQ says.

Related: Finnish MFA Head visits Stanytsia Luhanska

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