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[Published: Monday April 23 2007]
CôTE DIVOIRE POLICE TO SERVE WITH UN PEACEKEEPING MISSION IN DR CONGO

Abidjan-(APA)-23 April 2007- Eight police officers selected by the United Nations Operation in Côte dIvoire (UNOCI) will serve with the world bodys peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC), said a UN press release.

Côte dIvoire has for some time been a contributing country of troops to United Nations peacekeeping missions, said the Officer-in-charge of UNOCI Abou Moussa during a ceremony at the mission's Headquarters in Abidjan, where he helped distribute UN berets to the new police, who are the latest Ivorians to serve with the world body in other hotspots.

Mr. Moussa called on the current batch of officers to offer their experience to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and to bring honour to their own country at a time when Côte dIvoire enters a new phase in the peace and reconciliation process.

AB/APA/23 April 2007---


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