UNITED NATIONS —
Nine worldwide locations that make a contribution troops and police to the United Countries’ some distance-flung peacekeeping operations are delaying bringing in replacements for 3 months due to the easy coronavirus, the United Countries mentioned Friday.
U.N. peacekeeping spokesman Prick Birnback mentioned the prolong in rotating troops and police by three months will enable the missions “to retain operational power and fabricate their mandated tasks.”
The Division if Peace Operations mentioned this might occasionally need to suspend or postpone some planned deployments or rotations to peacekeeping operations in Congo, Lebanon and South Sudan and its border with Sudan.
As of Friday, the worldwide locations adjusting their troop and police plans are Cambodia, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Nepal, South Korea and Thailand, the department mentioned.
As of Jan. 31, the department mentioned, over 95,000 personnel had been serving in 13 peacekeeping operations, including virtually about 70,000 troopers, over 8,700 police officers and larger than 12,600 civilians.
The department mentioned there are not any reported cases of the COVID-19 virus in any of the U.N.’s self-discipline operations.
Birnback mentioned the total missions are striking in station “a chain of mitigation measures to promote the protection, safety and health of all U.N. personnel whereas affirming continuity of operations.” These encompass health and sanitation policies and procedures for all personnel.
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