Report: Philippines welcome release of UN peacekeepers

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 10, 2013 19:54

The Philippine government welcomed the release and safe return of 21 UN peacekeepers on Sunday after they were freed by Syrian rebels and crossed into Jordan, AFP reported.

According to the report, Phillipino President Benigno Aquino "was very happy to receive the news," AFP quoetd his spokeswoman Abigail Valte as saying.


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