Azerbaijan: About 48,500 mines, munitions defused in Karabakh in past 11 months

Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency found and defused 48,411 mines and munitions from November 10, 2020, to October 15, 2021, on territories liberated from Armenia’s occupation in last year’s war. “In the liberated territories, 22,230 unexploded munitions, 17,426 antipersonnel, and 8,755 Read More …

Azerbaijan, France consider signing mine clearance accord

The head of Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency, Vugar Suleymanov, and French ambassador Zacharie Gross have discussed France’s contribution to demining operations on territories liberated from Armenia’s occupation in the last year’s war, local news sources have reported. The meeting focused Read More …

Nagorno Karabakh: Demining operations underway in Aghdam

Azerbaijan continues mine clearance operations in Aghdam city liberated from Armenia’s occupation in the last year’s 44-day war, an official of the Aghdam region executive office has said. The clearing of mines and unexploded ordnances continues on the territory of Read More …

Azerbaijan: Over 1,000 mines, munitions defused in Karabakh in Aug 2021

Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency has said that in August it defused 1,028 mines and munitions on territories liberated from Armenia’s occupation in the last year’s war. Some 455 anti-personnel and 70 anti-tank mines, as well as 503 unexploded munitions were Read More …

UK announces £500,000 fund to support UNDP to respond to last year’s Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The UK has provided half a million pounds to help clear landmines in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, to make the area safe, prevent injuries and save lives. the UK has contributed £500,000 to recovery efforts and to help de-mine one of Read More …

Nagorno Karabakh: First stage of demining Fuzuli-Jabrayil road ends

Azerbaijan has fully completed the first stage of demining the Fuzuli-Jabrayil road, Mine Action Agency Supervisor of Azerbaijan Natig Asadov has said. “We are now in Garghabazari village in Fuzuli region. Here we are clearing from mines the road from Read More …

US Marshall Legacy Institute sends mine detection dogs to Azerbaijan

The US Marshall Legacy Institute sent 10 dogs of mine detection service to Azerbaijan, Trend reports on Aug.24 with reference to the Azerbaijani Mine Action Agency. The Azerbaijani agency has been cooperating with this American institution for a long time. Until Read More …

Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency employee hit by mine in Aghdam, Nagorno Karabakh

Employee of Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency was hit by a mine in Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district, liberated from Armenian occupation, Trend reports. The mine explosion took place during demining of a new road, connecting the villages of Bash Garvand and Uzundara Read More …

Russian peacekeepers defuse over 300 explosive objects in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian peacekeepers defused more than 300 explosive objects found on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. “Today, at one of the destruction sites, the group is destroying explosive objects. To date, more than forty Read More …

Nagorno Karabakh: ANAMA employee injured in mine blast in liberated Jabrayil

An employee of the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) was hit by an anti-personnel mine blast on July 27. The incident occurred in Mehdili village of Jabrayil region that was liberated from the Armenian occupation in last year’s Read More …