forUm: Denmark finishes helping Ukraine in combating human trafficking

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Dec. 5, 2012, 11:28 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by forUm

Arrests during an operation against human trafficking in Guatemala City, April (pictured). Although Denmark has invested $5 million in reducing human trafficking in Ukraine, it has decided to focus its funds on other countries now. Danish officials say that Ukraine has progressed in combating the problem.

Denmark has decided to stop providing assistance to Ukraine in the sphere of combating and preventing human trafficking, Ambassador of Denmark in Ukraine Michael Borg-Hansen told a a press conference dedicated to the awards ceremony for achievements in combating human trafficking.

"Denmark has invested about $ 5 million in improving the control and prevention human trafficking in Ukraine ... Denmark is now winding down its assistance with the hope that Ukraine will be able to handle itself," he said.

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