Liberia: March 18, 2004


: A 180-strong Chinese truck transport company left for a peacekeeping mission to Liberia in aboard UN planes. This unit will operate 179 trucks and other pieces of major military equipment. An advance group of 60 from this unit had arrived in the country on December 10, 2003. Ultimately, the Chinese Government will send 550 peacekeeping troops to Liberia: a 240-member transport company, a 275-member engineering team and 35 medical staff for a UN hospital. - Adam Geibel


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