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Russia ready to send servicemen for UNFICYP

April 17, 2019 at 9:53am

Russia has expressed readiness to send up to five servicemen of its armed forces to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

According to the Tass News Agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Russian Defense Ministry to inform the UN Secretariat that Russia is ready to send up to 30 Russian servicemen to the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and up to 5 members of the military to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), the presidential order published on the legal data portal informs.

“The Russian Foreign Ministry will inform the UN Secretariat of Russia’s readiness to send up to 30 servicemen of the Russian Armed Forces to the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic as liaison officers, military observers and staff officers,” the document states.

The document also entrusts the Russian Foreign Ministry with informing the UN Secretariat of “Russia’s readiness to send up to 5 servicemen of the Russian Armed Forces to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus as liaison officers, military observers and staff officers,” the presidential order informs.

(Cyprus News Agency)