China sends 195 peacekeeping troops to Mali

Author : Mircea Birca | Saturday, May 21, 2016
Posted in category Africa, Africa News, Eurasia, Eurasia News
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A 195-strong peacekeeping force left Changchun, capital of China’s Jilin Province, on Wednesday for a United Nations mission in Mali.

The team is part of China’s fourth peacekeeping group consisting of 395 people to the country. The rest will arrive by May 26 to relieve the third group.

The troops are composed of military engineers, security personnel and medical staff. They will stay in Mali for one year.

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