The world's largest companies with the task of raising the mines of gray
BAGHDAD / Reuters
And caused hundreds of improvised explosive devices that were planted in the streets of Ramadi and premises in delaying the return of half a million displaced residents the city , which lies 100 kilometers to the west of Baghdad , since the restored Iraqi forces with the support of US air raids three months ago.
the United Nations and the governor of Anbar capital of Ramadi that the small number of Iraqi experts ,whether military or trained civilians to remove the explosives have slowed efforts to restore security. The killing of a number of technicians by snipers. It
also caused a lack of resources of the Iraqi government to restrict its ability to secure areas that are recovered from Daash and reconstruction, including the cities of Tikrit and Beiji and Sinjar in northern Iraq.And it will represent the demining operations first step pivotal to restore civilian to a lot of these areas.
The United States said on Monday it has allocated five million dollars to the contract signed with Jonas Global Inc., based in the US state of Tennessee , which describes itself as "the world's largest management business of munitions and mine clearance . " .
Alan Weekly chairman Jonas Global said in a statement that the company has experience working in difficult circumstances , including work in Afghanistan and Somalia.
" the Jonas began at the beginning of this week the transfer of equipment and people into Iraq to do this effort and begin to remove these risks as soon as we can . " .
Weekly and explained that the company changed its name Monday to Jonas Global from Sterling Global. A US official told Reuters that Norway also agreed to pay five million dollars and is expected to provide another five million from other partners in the alliance that the US - led anti - terrorism in Iraq and Syria.
The senior diplomat in Baghdad signing the contract, adding that Iraqis and foreigners , will take part in demining activities . It was not clear to any of these countries belongs to foreigners.
Never set foot Coalition advisers are helping the Iraqi army land of Ramadi during the battle , which lasted for months to restore the city. A spokesman for the alliance said its troops would not participate in the protection of the company Jonas , which is expected to include about 40 individual teams.
He said Suhaib al- Rawi governor of Anbar that a team of international experts gray arrived a few days ago and made reconnaissance missions.
She returned about three thousand families during the past two days to areas It has been cleared of mines and explosives. But they are dependent on electrical generators and pumps water from the Euphrates River near anticipation of restoring public services. In
turn, the US Embassy in Iraq said in a statement received (long - Presse) a copy of it, that " the United States has given five million dollars to Iraq to help in clearing the gray of risk explosives ", usually that" it is anecessary first step to support the Iraqi authorities in their efforts to repair basic infrastructure and assistance to the return of displaced families to their homes. "
she said the embassy, that" the United Nations estimates, confirm the existence of thousands of improvised explosive devices left by Daash around Ramadi " indicating that " the new initiative includes the US embassy in Baghdad and the Office remove and disable the weapons in the Department of political military Affairs of theUS Department of State, the granting of the contract in partnership with the Iraqi prime minister, Haidar al -Abbadi, the governor of Anbar, Suhaib al- Rawi, and the UN mission to help Iraq UNAMI Fund financing Messaging stability (FFIS) of the United Nations Development Programme. "
confirmed the US embassy, that" the initial efforts to conduct a survey of the improvised explosive devices will begin in several neighborhoods of Ramadi , as well as the main water station in the city district ofnationalization , "pointing out that" the United States has spent since in 2003, more than $ 280 million as part of its program to destroy conventional weapons and safe disposal of landmines and unexploded ordnance and remnants of conventional weapons and munitions in Iraq. "