Lebanon seeks more US aid to clear landmines

Anti-personnel landmines which are believed to have been planted by the Syrian army on the border with Lebanon to prevent people from crossing in and outLebanon asked the United States Monday for more aid in eliminating landmines planted during the Lebanese civil war and in later conflicts. The State Department published Monday its yearly report on its program to destroy abandoned conventional weapons. The United States said that makes it the world’s top country in terms of eliminating unexploded ordnance like anti-personnel landmines.

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