Germany boosts support for clearing mines, explosives in Iraq

Germany has contributed a total of €44.2 million euros (about $52.5 million) to the United Nations Mine Action Service in Iraq for the clearance of mines and explosives.

“Mine action saves lives. The German government is committed to mine action in Iraq and will continue to support UNMAS to work closely with the Government of Iraq to mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards,” said Cyrill Nunn, Germany’s Ambassador to Iraq in a press release by UNMAS on Tuesday.

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