Chinese peacekeepers stay in battle position in Abyei during Spring Festival holidays

China Military Online
Zhu Fanglin
2024-02-18 18:02:22

By Zhang Liang, Xiang Zuhua and Wang Dongdong

BEIJING, Feb. 18 -- The 4th Chinese Peacekeeping Military Utility Helicopter Unit to United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) stayed in their battle position and continued their transportation and air patrol tasks during the holidays of Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as Spring Festival.

The contingent, mainly drawn from the Chinese PLA 83rd Group Army, was assigned with the tasks including personnel transfer, air patrol, medical relief and material transportation. According to the arrangement, the peacekeepers only had one day off during the Spring Festival holidays.

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