武汉mmc：Over the past 30 years, the Chinese military has sent more than 40,000 officers and soldiers to participate in 25 UN peacekeeping operations
Over the past 30 years, the Chinese military has sent more than 40,000 officers and soldiers to participate in 25 UN peacekeeping operations
People’s Daily Online, Beijing, September 18th (Chen Yu) This morning,At the press conference of the White Paper “Chinese Army Participating in UN Peacekeeping Operations for 30 Years” issued by the State Council Information Office,Major General Luo Wei, director of the Peacekeeping Affairs Center of the Ministry of National Defense, said in response to a reporter’s question on the contribution of the Chinese peacekeeping forces to the UN peacekeeping operationsThe Chinese peacekeeping forces have made important contributions in many aspects, including promoting the peaceful settlement of disputes, maintaining regional security and stability, and promoting the economic and social development of the countries involved.
Luo Wei introduced,For 30 years,The Chinese army has dispatched more than 40,000 officers and soldiers in total.Participated in 25 UN peacekeeping operations,16 officers and soldiers gave their precious lives.For 30 years,The Chinese military has successively carried out cooperation and exchanges with more than 90 countries and more than 10 international and regional organizations.In 2015, President Xi Jinping attended the UN Peacekeeping Summit,Since the announcement of six commitments to support UN peacekeeping operations,We have established a peacekeeping standby force with a scale of 8,000,It has dispatched 25 batches of more than 7,000 support and support forces,Training more than 2,800 peacekeepers for more than 60 countries,This includes more than 1,000 peacekeeping police officers,It also includes more than 300 deminers.
China sent its first peacekeeping helicopter unit consisting of 4 helicopters,Provide 100 million U.S. dollars in free military assistance to the African Union,And is being actively implemented.Establish the China-United Nations Peace and Development Fund,More than 10 million US dollars have been arranged for 23 projects to support UN peacekeeping operations.Currently,We have 2,521 peacekeeping officers and soldiers performing peacekeeping tasks in 8 peacekeeping missions and the United Nations headquarters.
In addition,China is also the second largest funder of UN peacekeeping operations.It is also the country with the most troops among the permanent members of the UN Security Council.