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REPRESENTATIVES OF THE US DOS AND US DOD VISITED ANAMA

During 10-16 August, 2013 ANAMA hosted Ms. Kate McFarland, PMWRA Desk Officer and Mr. Glenn MacCartan from the Defence Threat Reduction Agency. The aim of this visit was to get acquainted with the mine and UXO clearance operations in Jeyranchel as well as to oversee the areas scheduled for clearance during the next phase of the project.

The itinerary has also covered visits to the Fizuli Regional Base and Goygol Mine Action Resource and Training Center.

On 14 August Ms. McFarland had a meeting in the ANAMA HQ where she was briefed on the scope of mine problem in Azerbaijan and ANAMA’s short and long term strategies. The continuation of the productive and efficient cooperation between ANAMA and US DoS has also been discussed.