Armenian Army engineers clear mines over 8,500 sq m of Syrian territory

(TASS) – Armenian army engineers making part of Yerevan’s humanitarian mission to Syria removed mines on a territory of about 8,534 square meters on June 8-July 22, the Expert Mine-Clearing Center reported on Monday.

“From June 8 to July 22, the Armenian demining experts cleared 8,534 square meters of mines. Over this period, the mission’s doctors rendered medical assistance to 597 nationals of that country,” the Center issued a statement.

On February 8 this year, a group of specialists from Armenia’s Defense Ministry arrived in Syria on a humanitarian mission. The group includes mine-clearing and security specialists and medical staff. Russia rendered assistance in their delivery to Syria.

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