Haiti "more secure" as a result of UN peacekeepers

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Force Commander Lieutenant General Ajax Porto Pinheiro at the Brazilian Base in Port au Prince, Haiti, 2015. UN Photo/Igor Rugwiza

Peacekeepers working for the UN mission in Haiti have done what's been described as a "beautiful job" making the Caribbean island nation "more secure" than it was when they arrived 12 years ago.

That's the opinion of the Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, MINUSTAH, General Ajax Porto Pinheiro.

Marking International Day of UN Peacekeepers, celebrated annually on 29th May, Eleuterio Guevane asked the Brazilian General why it was important to celebrate the work of peacekeepers.

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