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Wounded Armenian de-miner transported to Moscow from Syria

Wounded Armenian de-miner transported to Moscow from Syria

YEREVAN, MARCH 16, ARMENPRESS. An Armenian de-miner, who was wounded during the humanitarian mission in Syria, has been transported to Moscow from a Syrian hospital, the defense ministry of Armenia told Armenpress.

Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General Artak Davtyan visited the wounded de-miner in Moscow.

Lieutenant-General Artak Davtyan is in Moscow on a working visit to take part in the session of the Committee of the Chiefs of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the CIS member states.

An Armenian de-miner has been wounded on March 7 during Armenia’s humanitarian mission in Syria.

A group consisting of humanitarian de-miners, doctors and Armenian specialists ensuring their safety, a total of 83 people, arrived in Syria’s Aleppo on February 8 aimed at providing professional humanitarian support to the Syrian people.

The deployment, status, functions and security  issues of the Armenian specialists in Syria will be settled in accordance with the Armenian legislation. The transportation and provision issues of the Armenian specialists are being carried out by the assistance of the Russian side.

The Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise told Armenpress that doctors have amputated the de-miner’s right foot wounded after a landmine explosion in Syria.

Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan







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