MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Today, Australia together with the international
community recognises International Day for Mine Awareness and Action.
Landmines, cluster munitions and other
explosive remnants of war pose a real threat in many countries, harming
and killing innocent civilians and delaying development.
In December 2009, Australia was an active
participant in the Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World. During the Summit,
the international community reaffirmed its commitment to end the suffering