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Chinese peacekeeping troops arrive in S. Sudan for mission


10-11-2016 12:31 BJT

Chinese UN peacekeeping troops have reached their mission area in Wau of South Sudan. Their mandate is for one year. The force consists of a peacekeeping engineer detachment and medical detachment comprising more than 300 members. The engineer detachment will build infrastructure facilities and do maintenance for barracks and defensive shelters of UN peacekeeping forces. The medical detachment will mainly provide basic services for peacekeeping troops.

China has also started shipping materials for its first peacekeeping helicopter unit, from its northern port of Tianjin. The materials will arrive at Port Sudan in mid-November, and arrive in South Sudan in mid-January. The unit consists of 140 soldiers and four helicopters. Their duties include troop transport, post-rescue evacuation, and air logistics supply.

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