Demilitarization

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(1) Un-deploying The removing or forbidding of military troops or activity in a particular zone in an occupied region
(2) De-weaponisation The detoxification of organophosphate type nerve agents and other chemical weapons, e.g., with enzymes
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is currently working to set up a Casa de Justicia in San Vicente de Caguan, the main urban area in the former demilitarized zone. Similarly, our program to help municipalities improve their financial management, fight corruption, and boost community participation has completed six Social Investment Fund projects in southern Colombia.
The military is in charge of clearing roads and mines planted in the demilitarized zone for the cross-border projects.
There also is talk of setting up some sort of international commission that would monitor activities in the demilitarized zone. The government supports the idea because it would create the impression that some sort of authority is being restored in the area and possibly bolster public support for the peace process.
The conditional ceasefire agreement was meant to end these hostilities and prevent the Syrian Army from pushing deeper into the militant-held areas of northwestern Syria, but Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham's recent refusal to withdraw from the demilitarized zone has cancelled this deal.
In a relevant development on Tuesday, the Syrian army dispatched a large military convoy to deploy troops and equipment in different parts of Northern Hama as the terrorists intensified their attacks from the demilitarized zone and Ankara defies its terms under the Sochi Agreement.
SANA reporter said that "al-Ezza Brigades"-linked terrorists continued their attacks by sniper fire and bursts of heavy and medium machineguns fire at military points on the outskirts of the demilitarized zone in Hama northern and northwestern countryside in parallel with monitoring terrorist groups' movements while trying to infiltrate from several directions towards the military points .
The spokesman of the government delegation, Ambassador Badr-Eddin Abdalla, said in statement to SUNA that the head of the monitoring team, the commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) has presented a report on the commitment of the two sides in concern of the demilitarized zone.
Two North Korean soldiers crossed the demilitarized zone and defected to South Korea on Wednesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said.
The largest jihadist rebel group, Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham, has announced that they will not be withdrawing from the demilitarized zone, despite previous statements.
Othman claimed that the US intended to protect and support the SDF with the help of the European forces as it promises Turkey to create a demilitarized zone in Northern Syria to buy time, and warned that the demilitarized zone is likely a trap for Turkey by Washington.
Recent media reports said that in addition to possessing chemical weapons, Jabhet al-Nusra provided these weapons to other terror organizations affiliated to it to distribute them in Idleb and at the outskirts of the "demilitarized zone."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ANKARA, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the agreement with Russia to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib as "a step toward peace." Erdogan said in a speech at a Veterans Day Ceremony at Bestepe People's Convention and Culture Center in the capital, that defense ministers of both sides signed a 12-article agreement aimed ultimately to stop bloodshed in Idlib.