Indonesian Armed Forces will send one battalion for the UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan 0906122
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Defense News - Indonesia
|Saturday, June 9, 2012, 07:22 AM|
|Indonesian Armed Forces will send one battalion for the UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan.|
The Indonesian Armed Force (TNI) will send one battalion of peacekeepers to Darfur, Sudan, to join the United Nations peace mission amid rebel and tribal fighting in the African nation, the Jakarta Post quoting officer reported here on Friday, June 8, 2012.
An Indonesian Army infantryman participating in the U.N..'s Global Peacekeeping Operation Initiative (GPOI), provides security for a World Food Agency truck. Part of Cobra Gold 09, the GPOI allows Soldiers from Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore and the U.S. to develop and execute scenarios based on actual peacekeeping experiences.
"The UN has asked for one battalion of our peacekeeping troops for Darfur, and of course we are ready for the request," Indonesian Peacekeeping Center chief Brigadier Gen. Imam Edy Mulyono said on Thursday.