Indonesia Sends Peacekeeping Forces to Sudan

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesian National Police send troops to Darfur, Sudan. The troops consist of 140 personnel and are part of Form Police Unit VI (FPU VI) which duty is as UN peacekeeping forces in Sudan.

    "This is part of UN mission to solve a country's internal conflict," Chief of FPU Indonesia VI Operational Task Force Adjunct Police Commissioner Ketut Yoga Saputra said on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. FPU Indonesia VI Task Force will be dispatched to Darfur on November 26, 2013.

    This task force, Ketut said, has missions to maintain security and order, protect UN personnel and facilities, protect Internal Displaced Person Camp refugees, and protect UN humanitarian aid.

    Ketut stated that the troops are divided into five teams, they are Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, and Delta which duties are to patrol, secure, and fetch VIP guests in Darfur, and staff whose duty is to prepare equipments and logistics for FPU VI troops.