Contents tagged with Denmark

  • Ukraine receives demining equipment from the EU

    The European Union, in partnership with the Danish Refugee Council and the Danish Demining Group, gave the Ukrainian State Emergency Service (GSCHS) 200,000 euros worth of demining equipment for use in the Donbas, RBC-Ukraine reported.

    "This is class 4 body armor, Kevlar helmets. This equipment is very necessary to us,” a representative of the GSCHS, Oleh Bondar, stated.

    The equipment can locate mines at a depth of 3 meters.

    “We must ask the aggressor country [Russia] when they will stop …

  • Rasmussen: Denmark will support Ukraine, but expects progress in the implementation of reforms

    The Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Rasmussen, stated that Denmark sees much potential in Ukraine and awaits further reforms from the country’s leadership. “It is important that Ukraine continues the reform process. I congratulated the Prime Minister and the President of this country for those reforms that Ukraine implemented in recent years,” Rasmussen reported during a joint press conference in Kiev on Tuesday after negotiations with the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.

    He added that, …

  • Ukraine and Denmark launch joint military transport operation

    Ukraine and Denmark have launched a joint military transport operation called Severny Sokol – 2016, as reported by the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.  "Today, on April 4th, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Defense of the Kingdom of Denmark, we have developed a technical agreement for air transportation and a joint military transport operation, Severny Sokol – 2016, to transport fuel from …