China keeps up UN peace­keeper role

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

China will con­tinue to offer con­sis­tent and com­pre­hen­sive sup­port to United Na­tions peace­keep­ing mis­sions in an ef­fort to save lives and pro­mote world peace, se­nior Chi­nese peace­keep­ing of­fi­cers said recently be­fore the up­com­ing In­ter­na­tional Day of UN Peace­keep­ers on May 29. As an in­stru­ment to help con­flict­torn na­tions tran­si­tion to last­ing peace, more than 1 mil­lion men and women have served un­der the UN flag in more than 70 UN peace­keep­ing op­er­a­tions since the first mission in the Mid­dle East in May 1948.

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