About 900 Mongolian soldiers serve in UN peacekeeping operations annually
AKIPRESS.COM – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Mongolian military’s participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations, a ceremonial parade took place at the Sukhbaatar square in Ulaanbaatar on May 29, Montsame reports.
President of Mongolia – Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces Ukhnaa Khurelsukh gave opening remarks. Highlighting that about 900 military personnel are involved in UN peacekeeping operations each year which is a large contribution when taking the population into account, he expressed sincere gratitude to the Mongolian peacekeepers on behalf of the country’s people.
Mongolia began to observe the International Day of the UN Peacekeepers from 2005 per the Government’s resolution No.140. In its framework, an event was also organized at the Central Cultural Palace on May 27 to promote female…