Azerbaijani Mine Action Agency talks consequences of Armenia's refusal to provide mine maps
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Apr.5
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Armenia's refusal to give minefield maps to Azerbaijan leads to the fact that Azerbaijan spends more time on de-mining and incurs higher costs, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Mine Action Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Samir Poladov, said, Trend reports.
Poladov made the statement regarding the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
According to the deputy chairman of the agency board, the main source of threat is anti-personnel and anti-tank mines.
“Thousands of mine warning signs have been put up in the territories of Azerbaijan liberated from Armenian occupation. Following mine explosions on these lands, 18 people were killed and 32 people were injured,” Poladov said.