NATO allocates 25 million Euro to help liquidate aging stockpiles (Ukraine)
The member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have allocated 25 million Euros to help Ukraine liquidate its aging Stockpile of Soviet munitions.
The Defense Ministry and NATO signed the agreement in Kyiv on Monday. Over the course of the next 12 years, the monies will be used to obliterate a million and a half bullets units of ammunition and several tons of demolitions the country inherited from the Soviet Union. NATO has helped demilitarize Ukraine in the past: 400,000 anti-personnel mines have been liquidated with NATO's help.
Von: 20.6.2006 5tv.com.ua