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54 Fijian officers join Camp David peacekeeping forces in Sinai

Fijian police officers and soldiers travel to Sinai to join troops from eleven countries who have guarded the border region since 1981 in accordance with Camp David Accord

Ahram Online, Friday 20 Apr 2012
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54 police officers and soldiers arrived from Fiji Friday morning to join peacekeeping forces in Sinai and to replace international troops, whose stint guarding the area has ended.

An official source at Cairo International Airport said, "Fijian police officers flying in on South Korea Airlines finished their arrival procedures and will be transported to Sinai to begin their mission."

Officers from eleven countries have been stationed in the strategically key area since 1981, as part of the Camp David Accord signed between Egypt and Israel 1971, following the Israeli occupation of Sinai.

The 1,800 troops, which are headed up by Italy, monitor and supervise the region, ensuring that no violations of the agreement occur and that security is maintained.

The peacekeeping force has representative offices in Cairo and Israel in order to monitor Egypt-Israeli borders.

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patkar
20-04-2012 12:52pm
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What for ?
the MFO is totaly useless, expensive and toothless. They have no action at all and see nothing.Fortunately it provides a good " overseas " pay to it's soldiers and a good rest location in Sharm el Sheik for the american component
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