US Embassy in Kabul reaffirms commitment to mine clearance assistance to Afghanistan

The Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Kabul assures that $ 20 million in annual mine clearance assistance to Afghanistan will continue.

Ross Wilson said in a series of tweets yesterday evening (15 April) on the occasion of World Mine Awareness Day that Washington has provided $ 537 million in aid to Afghanistan in the past 27 years.

On the other hand, the Afghan Ministry of Natural Resources says that 1,582 civilians were killed or wounded last year by landmines, unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices.

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Source: Radio Azadi News