Australia Helps Clear Afghan Mines

In response to a United Nations appeal for supplementary funding to clear mines in Afghanistan, the Australian government will release AUD5 million (USD3.2 million) for the initiative, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith

. Australia has provided AUD12.5 million for mine clearance efforts in Afghanistan since 2007.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.