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asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th May, 2020

Who is the force commander of UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan?

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a decorated Indian Army officer as the new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, 57, will succeed Lieutenant General Frank Kamanzi of Rwanda who completes his assignment on May 26.

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In this manner, who became the force commander of UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan?

Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar

One may also ask, what is the UN doing in Sudan? UNMIS tasks are to support the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, to perform certain functions relating to humanitarian assistance, protection, promotion of human rights, and to support African Union Mission in Sudan.

Similarly, it is asked, what is the UN doing to help South Sudan?

In adopting resolution 1996 (2011) on 8 July 2011, the Security Council determined that the situation faced by South Sudan continued to constitute a threat to international peace and security in the region and established the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) to consolidate peace and

Why is the UN pulling out of Sudan?

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - the United Nations said on Wednesday it is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, where security forces on Monday carried out a deadly raid on a protest camp.

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