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Thanks to the EU and the UN, the Ukrainian police will be able to protect themselves from COVID-19

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150 thousand respirators, 170 thousand of medical masks and 60 thousands of protective suits for the sum of 500 000 euros received yesterday the Ukrainian police from the European Union and the United Nations. This action will allow the police to carry out their work without fear of Contracting COVID-19.

Thanks to the EU and the UN, the Ukrainian police will be able to protect themselves from COVID-19

Ensuring the safety of others, themselves "guards" in a pandemic not always feel protected by coronavirus infection. The specifics of their work almost impossible to observe the physical distance, so the police increases the likelihood of infection COVID-19.

"We provide Ukrainian police, these personal protective equipment in order to enable them to continue their daily work for the protection of citizens, - said the EU Ambassador Matti Maasikas. – This will allow the National police to operate effectively during a pandemic".

partners of the European Union become the United Nations Office for project services (UNOPS) and the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine. "We are proud to become a reliable partner of the European Union and the government of Ukraine in these difficult times...", - said the Director of the UN office in Ukraine Irina Sahakyan Vetter.

delivery of protective equipment is only part of the joint project EU-OPS "PRAVO Police", designed to support reforms in the area of rule of law, particularly in regard to police and prosecutors.

among the objectives of the project – the reform of criminal investigations, to upgrade the base of pre-trial investigations related to cybercrime and organized crime, creation of a system of witness protection, strengthening cooperation with Interpol and Europol, and more.

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