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Sep
18

U.N. peacekeepers pressed to do more with less as further cuts loom

JOHANNESBURG/NAIROBI (Reuters) – On June 29, Maman Sidikou, head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo, received a cable from headquarters in New York in which his bosses laid out in no uncertain terms that the world’s largest peacekeeping mission had to make cuts, and fast.