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Jordanian peacekeepers leave for Mali

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Members of the Jordan Armed Forces, part of a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, disembark from an airplane. (Photo: Petra)
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AMMAN — A second Jordanian peacekeeping contingent left the Kingdom Friday evening to join the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان


(Photo: Petra)

The peacekeepers headed to the West African nation after the first Jordanian force returned home. Their deployment comes as part of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army’s participation in the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Mali, which began in July 2018, through providing humanitarian ground support at Gao Airport in northern Mali.

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