Mali called on the United Nations to speed up deploying the remainder of its promised 12,000-member peacekeeping force and station more troops in the West African nation`s turbulent north.
China will soon send an infantry battalion to reinforce the United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn South Sudan, officials said Thursday.
French President Francois Hollande appealed on Friday for European countries to quickly provide enough troops for the delayed peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic.
India recommended that consultations be held with troop contributing countries before a peacekeeping mission is established since soldiers risk their lives for the UN and know ground situation better.
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Tuesday said forces under UN peacekeeping missions can face complexities in the conflict zone.
The UNSC has extended the mandate of the hybrid UN-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan`s war-torn Darfur region for one year.
The UN Security Council is extending for another year the UN mission in Sudan that backs up the 2005 agreement ending the north-south civil war.
As a major contributor to the peacekeeping missions of the United Nations, India Thursday said the mandate of the world body`s peacekeeping missions are too broad and there is very little co-relation with its ability to deliver.
Day in Pics: 18th September
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