peacekeeping operation


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Noun1.peacekeeping operation - 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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A pilot of the Chinese peacekeeping helicopter detachment is in peacekeeping operation.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Feb 07 (ANI): An Indian Army delegation in Naypyitaw on Monday began training the Myanmar armed forces for UN Peacekeeping operation, a statement said.
He noted that as a host country of a peacekeeping operation since 1964, Cyprus is particularly grateful to the UN and to all of UNFICYP's personnel-contributing countries for their decades-long involvement on the island.
peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The first mission, called the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), set up in May 1948, is one of the continuing missions, constituting the longest peacekeeping operation to date.
Specifically, this relates to an announcement from Beijing in mid-2014 that it will be deploying a battalion of combat soldiers to assist the UN peacekeeping operation in South Sudan (Allison 2015; Richardson 2013).
In a typical peacekeeping operation, missions are executed by diverse staff, usually who belong to different nationalities.
The decision on the participation of civilian personnel in the peacekeeping operation is made by the Government of Kazakhstan.
In an historic breakthrough, a woman was named the first female Force Commander of a UN peacekeeping operation.
SDF personnel have been dispatched to UNDOF since February 1996 in Japan's longest-running peacekeeping operation.
Loulichki also recalled FAR's first participation in 1966 in a UN peacekeeping operation to maintain the territorial integrity of the newly-independent Congolese state with the deployment of 3,200 Moroccan soldiers.
Just a few days later, 32 people, including a large number of staff of the UN peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, died in a plane crash there.