925 peace­keep­ers to be sent to Africa

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

China will dis­patch 925 peace­keep­ers to South Su­dan and the Dar­fur re­gion of Su­dan in De­cem­ber on a year­long UN peace­keep­ing mis­sion. A 700-mem­ber in­fantry bat­tal­ion, the third batch to be de­ployed in Juba, cap­i­tal of South Su­dan, will depart in mid-De­cem­ber, and an en­gi­neer­ing reg­i­ment con­sist­ing of 225 troops, the 13th batch to be sent to the Dar­fur re­gion of Su­dan, will leave in late De­cem­ber.

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