The work to be done to clear Karabakh of mines this year has been announced.
Vugar Suleymanov, Chairman of the Board of the Azerbaijan Mine Action Agency (ANAMA), said that the gradual increase of personnel continues to be carried out in order to carry out demining operations in a timely and accurate manner.
According to him, 239 people were trained and accredited last year and involved in operations: “This year we plan to increase the number of field staff and we believe that we will be able to clean up the area on a larger scale. The number of mine-clearing machines, magnetic locators and detectors, mine detection tool kits, as well as protective clothing has been increased.
The chairman said that according to the agreements signed last year, it is planned to bring additional machinery and equipment to Azerbaijan this year as well. It is planned to hand over 30 minesweepers, 20 of which have already been sent to the Agency. 12 of the specially trained dogs were funded by ANAMA and 18 by donations from individual donors. is expected to be brought. “