Experts from Syrian ceasefire guarantor countries, namely Russia, Turkey and Iran, who are currently meeting in Tehran, are set to discuss the setup of an international coalition for the demining of Syria. Commenting on the Russia-backed initiative, military analyst Andrei Koshkin said why it is such a great opportunity for any country that joins.
On April 18-19, experts from Russia, Turkey and Iran, the Syrian ceasefire guarantor countries, are meeting in Tehran. They are set to discuss, among others, the creation of an international coalition for demining Syria.
Last Wednesday, Russia’s Deputy UN Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov stated in a UN Security Council meeting that Moscow was calling for establishing an international coalition for demining Syria.
“We would like to draw the attention of the international community and the United Nations to the significant contamination of the territory of Syria by mines, unexploded ordinance, IEDs,” Safronkov stated.
“We regularly inform you…
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