EU congratulates Algeria on destruction of remaining stockpile of antipersonnel mines

September 26, 2017
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The EU Delegation in Algeria has congratulated Algeria on the destruction of its remaining stock of antipersonnel mines held by the army, in accordance with the obligations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, known as the Ottawa Convention.

“Algeria thus becomes a country free of antipersonnel mines and shows the way to countries still having mines on their territory,” a statement said, adding the EU remained committed to achieving a world free of antipersonnel mines.


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Press release

EU Delegation Algeria

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
Human Rights