June 25, 2021

Attack in Afghanistan kills 10 mines-destroying charity

Washington’s peace envoy to Afghanistan Salme Khalilzad, Completed a four-day trip to Kabul on Tuesday. Mr. Khalilzad was a US diplomat born in Afghanistan who chaired talks before the Trump administration. February 2020 Peace Accord With the Taliban setting the conditions and timeline for the US withdrawal.

US Embassy in Kabul a Report On Wednesday, US leaders met with their Afghan counterparts in the city this week to “acknowledge the need to maintain political unity during this transition.”

The Hollow Trust, a US-based Washington-based subsidiary, began operations in Afghanistan in 1988. Its field teams destroy landmines, dispose of unexploded ordnance not found on bombs and ammunition, and create facilities for the safe storage of firearms and other weapons. The group has projects in 26 countries and territories, including Iraq, where it began work in 2018.

Hollow Project in Afghanistan, Which began a few months before the Soviet army He was deported in 1989, Employs more than 2,600 local employees and is the largest operation in the world. Over the past 30 years, Hollow has partnered with the Afghan government to secure nearly 80 percent of the country’s registered landmines and battlefields, according to its website.

Still, the group says part of Afghanistan, like Chicago, still needs to be destroyed.

Princess Diana of Wales focused on Halloween’s work in 1997 She walked through a live mine in Angola – Once home Very hot Cold War clashes In Africa – To highlight the dangers of mining around the world.

Prince Harry, Diana’s youngest son He withdrew his steps in 2019 During a voyage across the continent with his wife Megan, Duchess of Sussex and their son. Hello said about 100,000 mines have been cleared in Angola since Diana’s arrival.

Najim Rahim Kabul, Afghanistan and Mike Ives From Hong Kong. Fatima Paisi Contribution statement from Kabul.