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August 3, 2019 (JUBA) - Over 70 Cambodian troops are set to leave the country on Monday to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

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UNMISS peacekeepers patrols Yei Town on 25 January 2018 (photo UNMISS)

The contingent of the blue helmets, Khmer Times reported, will comprise of 73 military police officers from Company 861 based in the country’s province.

“Military police officers, including 11 women, will leave to join a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sundan,” said General Sem Sovanny, the director-general of the National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces in Cambodia.

He said all the officers received training to carry out the UN mission’s requirements.

Cambodia, according to Gen. Sovanny, has already sent thousands of the blue helmets for various UN missions in eight countries since more than a decade ago.

“Since 2006 until now, 6,278 personnel, including 315 women, were sent to join UN peacekeeping missions in eight countries,” he remarked.

Gen Sovanny observed that Cambodia was ranked 26th out of 122 countries which have contributed the biggest number of personnel to UN peacekeeping missions.

“For the past 13 years, Cambodian peacekeepers have served missions professionally and without blemish, including not being involved in violence or sex crimes,” he said.

“Cambodia continues to prepare blue helmets for demining, engineering, and policing tasks in UN missions,” he further added.

Pol Saroeun, Cambodian minister, said its government is committed to cooperating with the UN on peacekeeping operations and intend to make sure that the country’s blue helmets are well trained to carry out their missions.

(ST)

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  • 4 August 12:33, by injuba

    Pakuai/ Kuch, where are you? The article is out since a few hours and you are not yet ranting about the Troika, NGOs, AU, UN, Israel, Bantus and, especially for this case, Cambodia, Pol Pot, Asians in general? What happened? Sick or still googling where to find Cambodia? One gets worried without your regular dose of hate...

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    • 4 August 13:15, by Pakuai

      Injuba,
      Do you losers even know what you say really?. Cambidians killed their own people long time ago with their so-called "year one, new beginning" Are you loser asking me about your rubbish of believing in *Ngundeng Buong and superstitions* bullsh*ts, Injuba peace of trash, l am here in my home town of Bor, Jonglei state. And l am one of the boys who would again bomb your *mighty US, the UK>>>

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      • 4 August 13:22, by Pakuai

        the cloned so-called arabs North Sudan, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Saudi Arabia, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their Bantuses here in our region. Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Injuba peace of trash, the owners are here. South Sudan is a Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan country.>>>>

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        • 4 August 13:30, by Pakuai

          Watch this space fools. We are going to ’occupy Kenya, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), North Sudan, bomb the evils Djibouti with the ’French army, the US army and their allies’ into ’RED SEA with the land they are currently staying on, into YEMEN and SAUDI ARABIA’ reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Injuba peace of trash, the owners have taken back their country idiot>>>>

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          • 4 August 13:40, by Pakuai

            Injuba, we have ’Mangolians’ so-called peacekeepers here in our former unity state, we respect these Mangolians peace kepersisers, than ’Bantuses of Rwanda, Nigerians, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), Kenyans, Ghanians or any Bantuses pieces of rubbbish chap. By the way, Injuba loser, South Sudan is not your DR Congo, you are playing with fire for>>>>

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            • 4 August 13:52, by Pakuai

              fools, had your mother not tell you not to play with ’fire (Mac), if not then go and ask your gods losers. Losers like Mr. LRA, Mr. Joseph Konyi, Barack Hussein Obama, Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo and some of their creeps in between. Injuba, when are you idiots going to remove white Pepe in South Africa?, Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, DR Congo, Angola>>>

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              • 5 August 08:37, by Joseph Canada

                hahaha.. the most entertaining hilly billy on the net.

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