U.N.: Denmark adds USD 3.7 mn to Iraq’s mine clearance efforts


Denmark has added USD 3.7 million for landmine clearance efforts in Iraq, the United Nations reported on Tuesday as the country struggles to contain hazards from explosives left over from the war against Islamic State militants.

“The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes a renewed contribution of twenty five million (25,000,000) Danish Kroner (USD 3.7 million) from the Government of Denmark in support of UNMAS’ activities that are providing an explosive hazard management response in areas liberated from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)”, read a statement by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI).

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Source: Iraqi News