China last week completed the registration of a UN standby peacekeeping force comprising 8,000 troops from infantry, helicopter and transport units. Photo: Xinhua

China completes registration of 8,000-strong UN peacekeeping force, defence ministry says

Expanded unit fulfils pledge made by Xi Jinping, and will give soldiers chance to experience real-life combat situations, military watchers say

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China last week completed the registration of a UN standby peacekeeping force comprising 8,000 troops from infantry, helicopter and transport units. Photo: Xinhua
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