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13. 07
Photo Exhibition: 20 years of Ukraine`s participation in the UN peacekeeping Operations

An opening ceremony of the exhibition "Ukraine: 20 years of participation in UN peacekeeping activities" has been held on July 2 at the headquarters of the United Nations. The exhibition was prepared by the Ministry of Defense and "Ukrainian Helicopters" Aviation Company.

 Photo Exhibition: 20 years of Ukraine`s participation in the UN peacekeeping Operations
 At the opening ceremony Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, Ambassador H.E. Mr. Yuriy Sergeyev said: "Ukraine is set to continue to take an active part in peacekeeping operations under the UN auspices enhancing the reputation of a reliable and effective partner of the Organization in maintaining international peace and security". Yuriy Sergeyev thanked AC "Ukrainian Helicopters" for Company's help in organizing the exhibition.

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Senior pilot instructor Sergey Karpov and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, Ambassador H.E. Mr. Yuriy Sergeyev

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The UH Company presented memorial souvenirs to all guests

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon message at the opening of the exhibition was delivered by Herve Ladsous, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. The UN Secretary-General in his message expressed his deep appreciation of Ukraine's outstanding contribution to maintaining peace and stressed high professionalism and dedication of Ukrainian "blue helmets" to peace-making and peace- keeping operations.

 "Ukraine, providing one quarter of military helicopter potential of UN missions, played a key role in stabilizing the situation in some countries and regions, including Côte d'Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo",– said the UN Secretary-General in his address.

150 employees and 19 out of the 28 'Ukrainian Helicopters' aircrafts are serving as part of UN peacekeeping missions in the Republic of the Sudan, Cote d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of the Southern Sudan.

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The exhibition offers an overview of the "Ukrainian Helicopter's" operations as part of the UN humanitarian and peacekeeping missions

The exhibition offers an overview of the Ukrainian Helicopter's operations as part of the UN humanitarian and peacekeeping missions

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