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externalState Emergency Service: Ukraine may need 10 years to demine its entire territory

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June 24, 2022 3:22 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

"These are optimistic calculations because we do not yet know what is happening in the territories with ongoing hostilities," said Oleksandr Khorunzhyi, a spokesman for the State Emergency Service, on June 24. He added that pyrotechnics had already demined over 62,000 hectares of Ukrainian territory, neutralizing 45,000 explosives including 2,000 aerial bombs.

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