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Ambassador Merete Juhl visits Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine

07.04.2015  07:13

On April 1 Ambassador Merete Juhl visited the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine. During the visit she met with Yuliya Svitlychna, Deputy Governor of the Kharkiv region, representatives from the civil society and Danish companies. Among the topics discussed were the situation for the many internally displaced persons from Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Since the beginning of the conflict Kharkiv has received the largest number of internally displaced persons of all regions in Ukraine. Furthermore, Ambassador Merete Juhl also had the opportunity to discuss the security situation and civil society's support for the Ukrainian forces, as well as how Danish companies in the area are affected by the crisis.