peacekeeping mission


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Noun1.peacekeeping mission - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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I want to remind everyone that I announced this initiative back in 2015, and unfortunately, only now it gets more and more support among our partners," President Poroshenko said, answering the question regarding the prospects of a UN peacekeeping mission in the occupied part of the Donbas.
KINSHASA, Congo -- In the deadliest single attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in nearly 25 years, rebels in eastern Congo killed 15 peacekeepers and wounded over 50 others in an assault on their base that was launched at nightfall and went on for hours.
UNIFIL (@UNIFIL_) August 28, 2017 The peacekeeping mission was reinforced after the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war to oversee the cessation of hostilities.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed his 'heartfelt condolences' on the recent deaths of two Pakistani soldiers in the line of duty while serving the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The ceremony remembered, honored and commemorated the 9 Dutch UNIFIL soldiers who fell during the peacekeeping mission between 1979 and 1985, and was attended by forty Dutch UNIFIL veterans who served in Lebanon.
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Thursday to end its 13-year-long peacekeeping mission in Haiti and replace it with a smaller police, which would be drawn down after two years as the country boosts its own force.
In response to Ban Ki Moon praising words towards Paksitan, Maliha Lodhi said Our mission towards peace is mutual and only through collectively efforts the UN peacekeeping mission would be able to achieve its objectives.
Olivier Salagado, a spokesman for the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali (Minusma), confirmed the attack, but gave no further details.
Gender mainstreaming in the peacekeeping mission of the African Union.
The Pakistani army also played a major role in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Second Sudanese Civil War in 2005.
General Raheel Sharif spent the day with the Pakistani army troops, and commended the officers and the men for their professionalism, commitment to their duty and the vital role played for bringing peace and stability while on a UN peacekeeping mission.
Macedonia's Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs, Zoran Jolevski and Nikola Poposki, took part in the peacekeeping mission debate, which was also attended by the Presidents of the USA and Russia, Barrack Obama and Vladimir Putin, reports MRT's Irina Gelevska from New York.