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UN Chief Appeals for Better Troops, Gear for Peacekeeping

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the international community to step up its commitment to the organization's peacekeeping operations, particularly in improving its specialized equipment and troop needs.  "As conflicts become more complex and high-risk, our operations must keep pace," Guterres on Friday told more than 100 defense ministers, foreign ministers and diplomats.  The U.N. chief appealed for critical capabilities, including armored...

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