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Soldiers to clean Iraq of land mines

The Slovak cabinet decided to send 85 soldiers to Iraq to assist in mine clearance and the elimination of explosive systems in the post-war country.

The cabinet's decision still needs to be approved in parliament. If MPs agree, Slovak military engineers will leave for Iraq in midsummer this year.

It is estimated that the expedition will cost about Sk300 million (?7.1 million).

Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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