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the First conference on consideration of action of the Convention on prohibition of antipersonnel mines has begun WRK in Kenya

the First conference " the World W/ O mines " on consideration of action of the Convention on prohibition of antipersonnel mines of the beginning on Monday WRK in Nairobi (Kenya). ABT it " News " have informed in the Moscow representation of the International Committee of the Geneva cross (MKKK).

One of conference problems is working out of the plan of action necessary for maintenance of timely clearing of mined territories, destructions of stocks of antipersonnel mines and rendering assistance to victims of this terrible weapon throughout the next five years and further.

Statesmen of the different countries, representatives of the various international non-governmental public and humanitarian organisations have gathered in Nairobi to estimate the progress reached by the world community in business of utter annihilation of antipersonnel mines, from the moment of the introduction of the Convention into force in 1999.

" MKKK saves adherence to the humanitarian purposes of the Convention and aspires to achieving clearing of the world of mines and urges all states-participants of the Convention to renew the obligations in relation to those communities where threat of mines is saved and to the present day " - have declared in the Moscow representation of the organisation.

the summit is spent five years later after signing of the Convention which has come into force on March, 1st, 1999. According to its requirements, in five years of the state which have become by the first participants of the Convention, should finish clearing of the mined territories.