14/11/2019 19:28

ANAMA director participated at the meeting of NATO/Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council

On November 5-8, 2019 Director of Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) Mr. Gazanfar Ahmadov and ANAMA Training, Survey and Quality Assurance Division Leader Mr. Elnur Gasimov participated at the meeting of Ad hoc Working Group on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Mine Action of NATO/Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) and at the bilateral meetings organized by the Mission of Azerbaijan to NATO.

Implemented mine clearance operations, the existing risk and information on this challenges were delivered at the mentioned meeting by the Arms Control, Disarmament and WMD Non-proliferation Centre – ACDC under NATO’s Political Affairs and Security Policy Division.

All Agency activities especially humanitarian support to Afghanistan was the main aspect of the presentation presented by ANAMA. Within the frames of the visit ANAMA Director participated at the bilateral meetings with the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia Mr. James Appathurai, Permanent Representative of Turkey to NATO Mr. Basat Ozturk, Director of Political Affairs and Security Policy Division Mr. William Alberque and Deputy Director of Political Affairs and Security Policy Division Ms. Eirini Lemos-Maniati.

The positive outcomes of the successfully implemented the joint ANAMA-NATO/NSPA Partnership for Peace Trust Fund Projects  –  Saloglu and Jeyranchel Clearance Projects, further cooperation and continuation of new projects on humantarian mine action shpere were discussed at the bilateral meetings organized by the Mission of Azerbaijan Republic to NATO.