YEREVAN. – In May, the sappers of the fourth group carrying out Armenia’s humanitarian mission in Syria have demined an area of 17,471 square meters, during which homemade shells and anti-personnel mines were found. A total of 170,209 square meters have been demined since the first day of the mission, and 142,000 square meters of which were handed over to the Syrian authorities. This was reported by the Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise of Armenia.
Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the doctors from the fourth group provided medical assistance to 549 locals in May. Thus, from February 2019 until today, Armenia’s humanitarian mission to Syria has provided medical assistance to a total of 12,584 patients.
And on Monday, the specialists of the Armenian group carrying out a humanitarian mission in Syria handed the gifts that were collected during an event to the Armenian Retirement Home of Aleppo and the orphanage of the local Armenian community.