Turkish demining machinery arrives in Azerbaijan

A batch of engineering equipment and machinery purchased from Turkey has arrived in Azerbaijan according to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence. The equipment will be used by the Azerbaijani Army’s engineer-sapper units, stationed in territories that came under Azerbaijani control during last year’s war with Armenia, to clear landmines and other unexploded remnants of war.

The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, has on several occasions highlighted the task of mine-clearance in the territories that came under Azerbaijani control following last year’s war as his country’s priority. The Ministry of Defence noted that in accordance with the President’s instructions, the acceleration of mine-clearance and strengthening of safety measures continues.

 

Source: commonspace.eu with agencies 
Photo: Machinery arrives off a plane in Azerbaijan; Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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