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The Russian sappers took off for Laos for assistance in mine clearing - RIA Novosti, 10.10.2018


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MOSCOW, 10 Oct – RIA Novosti. The group of mine clearing of the International antimine center of Russian Armed Forces took off for Laos for assistance in mine clearing of territories where there was a set of the American ammunition, reported on Wednesday in the Russian Defense Ministry. © RIA Novosti / Anton Denisov to Pass into an image bank the Russian sappers started the tenth stage of mine clearing in Serbia" For implementation of the decision of the President of Russia, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin the group of mine clearing of the International antimine center of Russian Armed Forces decreased to the Lao People's Democratic Republic for rendering assistance in mine clearing of the territory of this country from military airfield Chkalovsky — told in the Defense Ministry. According to the Ministry of Defence, the group included 36 Russian experts. "Holding actions of humanitarian mine clearing near the settlement Lach Sao is necessary to the Russian sappers within five months (from October to March, 2019) (the Region of Kham Kyot, the province Bolikhamsay in 350 kilometers from Vientiane), to carry out cleaning of the area of the explosive objects which remained after the American bombings of 1964-1973" — specified in the ministry. The Ministry of Defence emphasized that the group is equipped with modern means of search and detection of explosive objects and individual protection equipment of the sapper. "Besides, sappers are most equipped by all possible for maintenance of autonomy in the work and activity within several months. All staff underwent vaccination in connection with conditions of the environment of the future stay" — added in the Defense Ministry.

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