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