SUDAN WATCH: Advance team of Chinese peacekeepers arrive in Sudan on UN mission

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Advance team of Chinese peacekeepers arrive in Sudan on UN mission

An advance team of Chinese peacekeeping troops to serve on a UN peacekeeping mission in south Sudan arrived in Sudan by plane yesterday. The 25 members of the advance team were met at the airport by officials of the UN Mission in Sudan and Military Attache of the Chinese Embassy in Sudan Li Jingping. The team is to head for south Sudan today, according to sources.

Some 400 Chinese peacekeepers are due to arrive in Sudan in April and May. - Xinhua via PDO 5 April 2006.

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