The first elements of the new United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) arrived in Cairo on 26 October 1973, the day after the adoption of the Security Council Resolution setting up the Force. UNTSO Military Observers also cooperate with the Force in carrying out its mandate.
Capt. Kaarlo Iivanainen (seated at desk at right) of Finland explaining "Radio Communications" to a group of Soviet Military Observers at the Ismailia Control Centre, UNTSO. They are (left to right) Capt. A. Batov, 1st Lt. M.P. Chaban, Capt. V. Reshetnikov, Capt. G.F. Boubnov, Capt. A. Issaenko and Capt. N.I. Akkouratnov.