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October 3, 2022

U.N. to send troops to Sudan

The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Monday to send 4,200 peacekeepers to Abyei, Sudan, as part of a recent agreement between Sudan and Southern Sudan, according to CNN. The resolution will establish, for six months, the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), comprising “a maximum of 4,200 military personnel, 50 police personnel, and appropriate civilian support,” the resolution states. It passed the council unanimously, 15-0.

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