Indonesia To Lead UN Force In Somalia

Posted on May 16th, 2009 at 3:03 pm by Akhyari


Indonesia is willing to lead peace keeping force in Somalia after receiving request from the United Nations, Indonesian military spokesman Sargom Tambun said here Thursday.The spokesman said that currently the Indonesian force was inventorying its top officers to be selected for the position.

“There has been a request from the forces which are now on duty in Somalia under the coordination of the United Nations, to ask Indonesia to be one of the commands of the force,” he told Xinhua.

Over 1,800 Indonesian troops are now being deployed as peace keeping force overseas, including in Somalia, under the UN coordination, Tambun said.

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