We express our deep concern regarding the blockade of the railway in Donbas – EU
11:01 / 14 Feb. 2017 / 923
The residents of both sides of the contact line suffer resulted the blockade of the railway in Donbas stated by Hugues Mingarell, the head of the EU Delegation in Ukraine.
“Of course, we are experiencing because of the blockade of the railway, which takes place in the last two weeks. We know that this situation is not easy. We know that there is a lot of smuggling on the contact line”, – Mingarelli said in Kiev during the forum on the priorities for reforms.
According to him, what is happening in recent weeks, indicating that “the first victim is population that live along the both sides of the contact line.
“This is something that should not happen”, – Mingarelli said.
Tthe Ministry of Energy had proposed to introduce a state of emergency in Ukraine’s energy sector due to coal shortages caused by the blockade of Donbas.
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