Polish troops to return to UN duties in Lebanon soon

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Read: 441     16:23     08 October 2019    

Speaking at a training range in Nowa Dęba in southeastern Poland on Tuesday, President Andrzej Duda expressed satisfaction that Polish troops will soon return to UN peace-keeping duties with a 250-person contingent to be deployed to Lebanon.


"We have many decades of tradition in that service. We had - that tradition was broken for a while," Duda said, adding that "our soldiers are returning, they will serve in Lebanon."

He said he hoped that Polish Blue Helmets would bring peace and security to people and expressed his conviction that the Polish contingent is perfectly prepared for its mission, pointing out that the contingent of 250 includes civilian personnel.

The president also highlighted Poland's concluding term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. "I'm glad that our presence on the UN Security Council, which is coming to a close at the end of the year, will be summed up by this return to missions within the framework of the United Nations peace-keeping forces," Duda said.

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Polish troops to return to UN duties in Lebanon soon

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Read: 442     16:23     08 October 2019    

Speaking at a training range in Nowa Dęba in southeastern Poland on Tuesday, President Andrzej Duda expressed satisfaction that Polish troops will soon return to UN peace-keeping duties with a 250-person contingent to be deployed to Lebanon.


"We have many decades of tradition in that service. We had - that tradition was broken for a while," Duda said, adding that "our soldiers are returning, they will serve in Lebanon."

He said he hoped that Polish Blue Helmets would bring peace and security to people and expressed his conviction that the Polish contingent is perfectly prepared for its mission, pointing out that the contingent of 250 includes civilian personnel.

The president also highlighted Poland's concluding term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. "I'm glad that our presence on the UN Security Council, which is coming to a close at the end of the year, will be summed up by this return to missions within the framework of the United Nations peace-keeping forces," Duda said.

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