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TNI sends replacement troops to Congo

Jakarta   /   Thu, October 15 2009   /  11:58 am

JAKARTA: The Indonesian Military (TNI) sent 175 soldiers from the engineering division on another United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The TNI Garuda Contingent XX-G, which is led by Lt. Col. Arnold Ritiauw, was seen off by TNI chief Gen. Djoko Santoso in a ceremony in Jakarta on Wednesday, Antara reported. The troops will replace Garuda Contingent XX-F, an engineering task force which was about to conclude its one-year assignment, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The troops are to participate in an international peacekeeping operation in Congo by helping to establish infrastructure facilities. - JP...