Poroshenko asks NATO assistance for elimination of consequences of state of emergency in Kharkov
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko intends to raise the country’s NATO for liquidation of consequences of explosions accompanied by a major fire at an ammunition depot in Kharkiv region.
“I gave Express instructions to the foreign Ministry, the defense Ministry and the state service for emergency situations to involve NATO for humanitarian demining in Balakliya”, — wrote Poroshenko in his Twitter.
Giving terminowe doruchennya FHI Minoboroni the DSNS salacity relief for NATO humantrope rosmunda in Balakl
— Petro Poroshenko (@Poroshenko) on 23 March 2017
The fire occurred on the night of March 23 in the territory of a military warehouse of the Ministry of defense, which is located at Blakley. The fire led to the detonation of ammunition.
Bombings continue today. The dead and injured there.
In addition to the storage shells, the burning houses. The population of the town and surrounding villages was evacuated, displaced nearly 20 thousand people.
As stated Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, the elimination of consequences of emergency may take a week.