UN complains to Kazakhstan after troops seen wearing UN helmets amid unrest

The United Nations on Monday criticised Kazakhstan after government soldiers there were seen wearing the UN peacekeepers’ blue helmets during last week’s violent unrest.“We have conveyed our concern to the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan directly on this issue, and we’ve received assurances from them that this issue had been addressed,” UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters.He added: “Any UN troop and police-contributing countries are to use UN insignia only when they are performing…


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