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Chinese peacekeepers clear mines in Lebanon

People's Daily Online

(People's Daily Online) 15:36, May 17, 2018

A total of 9,719 landmines and duds have so far been discovered and removed by Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon.

Demining operations conducted by United Nations peacekeeping troops have a 40-year history in southern Lebanon. China has been involved in sending troops since 2006, and over the past 12 years the country has sent a total of 5,300 peacekeepers to the area.

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