Thank you Spain: UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Thank you Spain: UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice” – below is their description.

Thousands of Spanish peacekeepers have been serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) since 2006.

Among them, Lt. Jorge Tejada recalls his two-year experience as commander of his battalion operating along the ”Blue Line”, a temporary border between Israel and the South of Lebanon.

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