The intricacies of de-mining
must be so nerve-wracking - knowing that if you place one finger wrong that could be it."
projects are also set to begin on Monday in Gangwon Province in Eastern South Korea to pave the way for teams to search for the remains of soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War, the ministry added.
Summary: Victims recall brush with explosives; UAE-backed de-mining
effort makes steady progress.
Sappers risks their lives because to a great extend because de-mining
works are held amid severe climatic conditions due to high air temperature, the statement said.
The contribution from Taiwan will be used primarily for de-mining
operations in the two countries, with VOA reporting that in addition to the funds, 20 sets of de-mining
equipment will be sent to Iraq to hasten the clean-up of former battle-zones.
Abid Latif said that concerted efforts are underway to restore communication network in the area adding work on de-mining
is in progress with the help of sixteen teams.
To another question about steps being taken by the government to clear the landmines, the minister said that de-mining
activities were being undertaken by Pak Army at recently opened and de-notified areas of South Waziristan Agency.
A statement by the Prime Minister Office said that during the meeting, they discussed Croatia's contribution to the de-mining
and economic, cultural and educational cooperation".
The military teams are equipped with "the most advanced de-mining
and protective gear," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Susanna Smale, from the HALO Trust de-mining
charity, said the clearance work was "hugely rewarding".
Summary: After nearly 20 years as a Slovenian diplomat, including a four-year stint as the Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the Council of Europe, Damjan Bergant was approached by his country's Foreign Affairs Ministry to head a comprehensive de-mining