(Premium Times/Nigeria) – The last batch of 200 Nigerian peacekeepers deployed to Liberia under the UN Mission in Liberia (UNSMIL) have withdrawn after five years following the conclusion of their mission in the country.
The last military protection force in UNSMIL left Liberia on Thursday as part of the termination of the mission’s mandate, scheduled on March 30, the mission said.
UNMIL was established in September 2003 to monitor a ceasefire agreement in Liberia following the resignation of President Charles Taylor and the conclusion of the Second Liberian Civil War.
The Nigerian contingent has been deployed in Liberia since the mission was established …read more
Source: GNN Liberia