UN to increase Somalia peacekeeping troops
22 February 2012, 17:03
The UN Security Council is to vote to
increase the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia by more than
5,000 soldiers, diplomats have said.
The resolution will increase the number of troops in the country to 17,731 from its current level of 12,000.
The vote on Wednesday comes ahead of an international conference on Somalia to be held in London.
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