Donbas one of most heavily mined areas in world - Sajdik
MINSK. Sept 19 (Interfax) - Eastern Ukraine has become one of the most heavily mined areas in the world, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Envoy Martin Sajdik said.
The security subgroup discussed the observation of the ceasefire, the disengagement of forces and military hardware, and demining; it was pointed out that eastern Ukraine is now one of the most heavily mined areas in the world, Sajdik said at a press briefing following the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) in Minsk on Wednesday.
In this connection, the coordinator of the security subgroup, Ertugrul Apakan, stressed the importance of humanitarian demining and approaching it systematically, Sajdik added.