The EU is interested in eliminating the landmine problem in Azerbaijan, the EU Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Peter Michalko, said at the round table themed “Protection of persons with disabilities and landmine victims in Azerbaijan,” held in Baku on December 4, Report informs.

He noted that Azerbaijan is the country in the South Caucasus that suffers the most from landmines.

“We are trying to help Azerbaijan as much as we can in solving this problem. The landmine problem is not a political issue but a humanitarian one. The European Union is interested in eliminating the mine problem in Azerbaijan. But this is a very long process,” the ambassador said.

According to him, the EU has been supporting Azerbaijan in this field since the first days after the end of the war.