Obama says countries pledge 30,000 troops, police for UN

UNITED NATIONS - US President Barack Obama announced on Monday that more than 50 states had pledged some 30,000 new troops and police for possible deployment on United Nations peacekeeping missions.
"More than 50 countries, from Bangladesh to Colombia, from Finland to China, are making commitments totaling more than 30,000 new troops and police," Obama told a summit of world leaders organized by the United States to boost support for UN peacekeeping.
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