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Defense minister: Demining operations in western Iran will be completed by March 2013

Friday, 11 May 2012

Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said, “The demining operations in Shalamcheh (a town in Khuzestan Province), which was the world’s most mine-contaminated area during the Iran-Iraq war, will be finished by the end of this year.” He added that the mine clearance operations in mine-contaminated areas are conducted with the support of the Iran Mine Action Center, operational groups of the IRGC, the army and representatives from the private sector.

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  • Published: 522 days ago on Friday, 11 May 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: May 10, 2012 @ 4:52 pm
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