BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 7. The EU will continue to support Azerbaijan in demining, EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar said in an exclusive interview with Trend.
“This is of course an immense task and Azerbaijan has already invested huge amounts in this and it will still take a lot of work to clean up the territories and frankly, the EU is the largest international donor to support this task. We recognize that for people to be able to return this key issue, the landmines issue, has to be ultimately not only addressed, but also resolved. This will take a lot of financial resources, a lot of human resources, machinery. As I said, EU is already the largest donor in this field and we will continue to support Azerbaijan in all aspects to speed up this process and to ensure that it will be possible as soon as possible to really clean up the areas and to allow people to return,” he said.
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