Nagorno Karabakh: U.S. Senators request funds for demining in Artsakh

A bipartisan letter led by Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Todd Young (R-IN) is calling for funds to support demining in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) reports.

The letter, which was addressed to the Senate Appropriations Committee, requests $2 million for Conventional Weapons Destruction programs for demining in Artsakh following the 44-day war last Fall launched by Azerbaijan, with the full and open support of Turkey.

The letter states in part: “The recent conflict in Nagorno Karabakh resulted in enormous levels of contamination by cluster munitions, rockets, and other explosive ordnance.

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Source: Public Radio Of Armenia