US President Barack Obama gives his speech during the summit meeting on peacekeeping during the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA

Fifty countries pledge extra 40,000 troops as part of UN peacekeeping upgrade at summit

China's President Xi Jinping promises 'permanent peacekeeping police squad' and 8,000 troops on standby as part of plans outlined by US President Barack Obama during UN General Assembly

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US President Barack Obama gives his speech during the summit meeting on peacekeeping during the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA
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