Ukraine leadership has not made decision to send peacekeepers to Georgia

17:12, 29 May 2008
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Defense Minister Yekhanurov spoke to journalists

The political leadership of Ukraine has not made any decision to send Ukrainian peacekeepers to Georgian-Abkhazian conflict area.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Defense Minister of Ukraine Yuri Yekhanurov claimed this at presentation of “Ukraine – Peacemaking State” exhibition in Kyiv on Thursday.

Answering questions of journalists, the Minister noted there is a special international legal procedure for that.

Speaking about political consequences of the participation of Ukraine in settling the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict, Yuri Yekhanurov noted that the Defense Ministry does not consider expediency of decisions but fulfills orders of the Commander-in-Chief.

At the same time, the Minister believes Ukrainian military men have a great experience and are ready to fulfilling peacemaking tasks in any regions of the world.

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