UN asks Austria to delay pullout from Golan The U.N. peacekeeping department asked Austria Thursday to delay its full troop withdrawal from the Golan Heights until at least the end of July to keep key positions manned and ensure a smooth transition with incoming troops.
June 14, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
Golan Heights peace mission needs backing UNITED NATIONS, June 14 (UPI) -- It's critical that a U.N. peacekeeping mission near the Israeli border with Syria can operate freely and without risk, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
June 14, 2013 - UPI
Condoleezza Rice in Times Online Dr Rice, who met the Prime Minister and David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, said: "I do think the alliance is facing a real test here. Our populations need to understand this is not a peacekeeping mission."
Vladimir Putin in TVNZ Russia, of course, will take its peacekeeping mission to a logical conclusion. We will strive for working relations with all participants of this conflict, and that, of course, includes the Georgian side,Putin said.
Meles Zenawi in Canoe.ca It would be strange if the Shabab and others did not try to capitalize on the fact that a significant proportion of the peacekeeping operation in Somalia was leaving and to try to fill in whatever vacuum they feel there is,Meles said. "But...