Ukrainian deminers complete training in Cambodia

New skills will boost efforts to combat mining scourge amid Russia’s invasion of its neighbor.

Ukrainian soldiers have started returning home from Cambodia, after completing a demining training course in the Southeast Asian nation.

Some 15 Ukrainian soldiers will put into use the latest Advanced Landmine Imaging System (ALIS) techniques they learned in Cambodia to remove the scourge amid Russia’s 11-month-long invasion of its East European neighbor.

“Training went smoothly, proceeded as planned, and was completed successfully,” Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) director-general, Heng Ratana, said in a statement.

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