Senior Irish general says peacekeeping becoming more dangerous

Maj Gen O’Brien to address UN peacekeeping ministerial which starts this week in S Korea

Maj Gen Maureen O’Brien said the commitment Ireland has made to peacekeeping is ‘extraordinary’

Maj Gen Maureen O’Brien said the commitment Ireland has made to peacekeeping is ‘extraordinary’

Peacekeeping missions are becoming more dangerous and increasingly involve more “robust” rules of engagement, Ireland’s most senior UN officer has said.

Maj Gen Maureen O’Brien, who serves as the deputy military adviser at UN headquarters in New York, was speaking ahead of the UN peacekeeping ministerial which begins this week in South Korea.

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