UN staffer missing from Golan Heights is a Canadian adviser

February 26, 2013 19:20

VANCOUVER, Canada  – A United Nations staffer who went missing along the Syria-Israel border is a Canadian legal adviser to the commander of the U.N. mission on the Golan Heights, a source who says he met with the missing man told JTA.

Media reports have identified the missing staff member as a legal adviser to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force. The United Nations has confirmed a member is missing from the peacekeeping force."We can confirm that a staff member is not accounted for and we are in touch with the relevant parties to determine what has happened," UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey said Monday.

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