Annan: EU will send 6,900 troops to Lebanon force

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 25, 2006 19:26

Speaking at a conference of EU foreign ministers in Brussels Friday, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said EU member nations would contribute some 6,900 soldiers to the "new" peacekeeping force in Lebanon. Annan said the deployment would take place in three stages, starting in the coming week with "several thousand" soldiers being positioned in southern Lebanon.


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