Russian Emergencies Ministry to join Syria landmine clearance operation

Russian Emergencies Ministry has announced plans to take part in the landmine clearance operation in Syria together with the representatives of the Syrian government and the UN Mine Action Service.

On Friday, the Emergencies Ministry’s press service reported that between July 20 and July 27 a group of experts held meetings with representatives of the Syrian government and the regional branch of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS). “Considering the position of the Syrian Government the Russian Emergencies Ministry is ready to join the humanitarian mine clearance operation under UNMAS aegis,” the press service announced.

In particular, the Russian ministry can take part in actual mine clearance and in training of local specialists.

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Source: RT