LEBANON / INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACKEEPERS

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31-May-2022 00:03:51
The UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon (UNIFIL) marked the International Day of UN peacekeepers during a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon. UNIFIL

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STORY: LEBANON / INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACKEEPERS
TRT: 03:51
SOURCE: UNIFIL
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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 30 MAY 2022, NAQOURA, SOUTH LEBANON

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1. Various shots, Peacekeepers Guard of Honour marching
2. Various shots, Major General Lázaro Sáenz, Force Commander salute Guard of
Honour and Invited guests
3. Various shots, Sáenz, laying wreath
4. Various shots, Lebanese Army representative lying wreath and salute
5. Various shots, Lebanese VIP’s guests and UNIFIL officials at event
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Major General Lázaro Sáenz, Force Commander, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL):
“Peacekeepers serve to create the necessary conditions for peace and long-term political solutions. UNIFIL cannot succeed in this alone. Only by working with all of our partners can we accomplish that ultimate goal – a goal that has in Lebanon proven elusive but is not out of reach. Today, I reiterate my call for all of us, and our partners, to strengthen our commitment to peace, and to the progress and greater prosperity for the people that will certainly follow.”
7. Various shots, ceremony

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The UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Monday (30 May) marked the International Day of UN peacekeepers during a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura,south Lebanon.

SOUNDBITE (English) Major General Lázaro Sáenz, Force Commander, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL):
“Peacekeepers serve to create the necessary conditions for peace and long-term political solutions. UNIFIL cannot succeed in this alone. Only by working with all of our partners can we accomplish that ultimate goal – a goal that has in Lebanon proven elusive but is not out of reach. Today, I reiterate my call for all of us, and our partners, to strengthen our commitment to peace, and to the progress and greater prosperity for the people that will certainly follow.”

324 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving UNIFIL.
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