20 May 2017

News Story: First Chinese peacekeeping helicopter unit to depart for Darfur

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BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhua) -- China's first helicopter team consisting of 140 peacekeepers will soon depart for Sudan's Darfur region on a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

Equipped with four multi-purposed Mi-171 helicopters, the peacekeepers will leave the country in three groups. The exact date for departure has not been announced.

Read the full story at Xinhua