In August, Armenian sappers demined 33,143 square meters in Syria

In August, Armenian sappers demined 33,143 square meters in Syria

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian sappers in Syria have cleared an area of 33,143 square meters from mines in August.

According to a Facebook post from the Armenian Center for Humanitarian Demining & Expertise, a total of 238,230 square meters have been demined since the beginning of the mission in 2019.

In particular, the group of specialists from Armenia have uncovered anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, and other ammunition.

The first group of Armenian sappers and doctors left for Aleppo in February 2019. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said back than that sending a humanitarian mission to Syria means responding in kind to the people who helped Armenians fleeing the Genocide in 1915.

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