For the period From January of this year in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic cleared 9 thousand hectares of fields, about 30 thousand hectares of farmland remain mined, told reporters the Minister of agrarian policy and food of DNR Maxim Savenko.
"The field shall be cleared. For the period From January this year on their own farms cleared more than 7 thousand hectares. If you take the MOE, they cleared 2 thousand hectares. The case goes, but things like time ", said Savenko.
He said that mined still there are about 30 thousand hectares of farmland. On clearance can take years, said the Minister.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which Since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.