Int. Day of UN peacekeepers: UN Secretary-General Guterres urges govts, societies to join forces


In commemoration of the international day of United Nations Peace-keepers, the secretary general of the UN, António Guterres, has urged governments and societies to join forces to resolve differences through dialogue, and build a culture of non-violence, to protect the most vulnerable.

Guterres explained that the commemoration also offers a chance to honour about 4,200 peace-keepers who lost their lives serving under the UN, including 135 who lost their lives last year.

According to him, peace-keeping has helped save countless lives and brought peace and stability to many countries over the decades.

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