More than 500 Ukrainian peacemakers to mark New Year in “hot spots”

12:57, 26 December 2007
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The majority of them serves in Liberia

553 military men of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will mark the New Year holiday in 10 world countries, where they fulfill peacemaking missions.

According to the information of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine, 301 peacemaker of the 56th detached helicopter squadron of the Ukrainian Armed Force will mark the New Year in Liberia, where they fulfill the UN Mission tasks.

184 Ukrainian peacemakers will mark holidays in Kosovo, and another 68 Ukrainian military men will mark the New Year in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Moldova, and Georgia, where they fulfill peacemaking tasks as officers and observers of the UN Mission, Coalition Forces, and the International Relief Forces.

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