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About 30 thousand of Belarusian citizen partook in Afghanistan war

About 30 thousand of Belarusian citizen endured the suffering and hardships of Afghanistan war. The information was provided at The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.

More than 1.5 thousand people received wounds, contusions, injuries; 718 returned home as disabled (now there are 599 of them), 771 perished at the war, including 4 women. 12 warriors are still registered as missing in action.

February 15 is annually marked as the Day of Memory of Internationalist-Soldiers. Timed to the memorable date the republican state bodies, regional and Minsk city executive committees have been undertaking inspection of living conditions of the families of perished soldiers and the disabled to find out if they need material aid or help in fixing up the graves of soldiers.

Measures of social protection of international warriors are provided by the laws "On Veterans" and "On State Social Benefits, Rights and Guarantees for Certain Categories of Citizens". The Republic has been implementing the Complex Programme of Developing Social Services for 2011-2015. Its sub-programme envisages a wide range of assistance to the disabled war victims and members of their families, including medical check-ups and treatment and rehabilitation programmes for veterans of international wars and those who suffered from the war consequences, production and repairing technical equipment, etc.

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