Ukrainian rescue squad consisting of 100 persons was promptly collected from 10 regions of the country in less than 24 hours. The Ukrainian government supported by Mr. Rinat Akhmetov’s “Metinvest Group” sent a special-purpose air plane to Greece, to fight with forest wildfires which overtook the country.
According to the reporter of Ukrainian Independent Information Agency of News, an aircraft with fire men of State Emergency Service of Ukraine departed from Zhuliany Airport in Kyiv on Friday, August 6.
“Greece asked the Ukrainian Government to provide assistance with a rescue crew to fight forest wildfires raging in Greece now”, the head of State Emergency Service of Ukraine, Nikolay Chechetkin said.
He reported that Ukrainian rescue crew consisting of 100 persons had been promptly collected from 10 regions of the country in less than 24 hours.
“The preparation was started yesterday, and today, based on the decision of the Government, the rescue squad of State Emergency Service of Ukraine consisting of 100 people is to be sent to Greece to immediately start executing their tasks. The staff is provided with everything necessary”, he pointed out.