A new day in Mali as UN mission begins operations

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Contingent putting blue berets of the UN peacekeepers

With one simple motion, soldiers who were serving in Mali under an African-led international force were welcomed into the United Nations family.

During a ceremony on Monday in the capital, Bamako, the soldiers removed their hats, switching them for the blue berets of UN peacekeepers.

Dianne Penn has the story.

Duration: 2’22″

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