peacekeeping

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  • noun

Synonyms for peacekeeping

the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)

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Barnett Engineering is supplying 16 of the exchanges for use by peace keeping forces.
We do not want an agreement for two peace keeping forces - one Russian led to oversee the north of Kosovo, the other Nato led in the south.
A major sticking point will be the make-up of the peace keeping force.
NNA - UN Security Council allowed Peace Keeping Forces to use drones East of the Republic of Democratic Congo after the decision was delayed for weeks due to Russia, China and Rawanda concerns over using air spying equipment, Reuters said on Friday.
Secretary General of UN Security Council Ban Kee Moon said that Peace Keeping Forces that intend to use drones in Congo should be very aware of the situation and allow such a decision at the appropriate time while dealing with the rebellion which the rebels of "M32" movement started nine months ago east of the country.
the country BRUSSELS, June 6 (KUNA) -- A prominent member of the Syrian opposition, Kamal Labwani, Wednesday called for the dispatch of UN peace keeping forces to Syria arguing that the 6-point plan of the special UN/Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has failed to restore security and peace.
Ethiopia's contribution in peace keeping mission in countries like Rwanda, Congo, Liberia, and Burundi and now in Sudan has approved the attention the country has given in assuring peace and security in Africa Currently Ethiopia has over 850 peace keeping forces deployed in the troubled Darfur region of Sudan
SPANISH peace keeping forces serving in Afghanistan were killed when a Ukrainian plane crashed yesterday while trying to refuel in north west Turkey.
Williams, who had been to Baabda presidential palace today, informed the President of the situation in the South and the work of the peace keeping forces pertaining to preserving security and the implementation of UN Resolution 1701.
Berri also hailed France's role in UNIFIL peace keeping forces in south Lebanon.