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CAR / LACROIX BLUE HELMETS

During his mission to the Central African Republic, the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean Pierre Lacroix, met with the UN peacekeepers in the country. MINUSCA
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STORY: CAR / LACROIX BLUE HELMETS
TRT: 1:32
SOURCE: MINUSCA
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGES: FRENCH / NATS

DATELINE: 20 DECEMBER 2022, BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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1. Med shot, Lacroix shaking hands with officers of the Bhutan contingent
2. Wide shot, Lacroix with the commander of the Portuguese force
3. Wide shot, Lacroix walking with the Bhutanese military
4. Wide shot, Lacroix, SRSG, Bhutan camp
5. Close up, UN, CAR AND Bhutan flags
6. Med shot, Lacroix receiving the military honor from the Portuguese commander
7. Various shots, Lacroix, SRSG, Force Commander
8. Wide shot, Lacroix, SRSG, Force Commander receiving military honor from Portuguese contingent
9. Wide shot Lacroix, SRSG, receiving the military honor of the Bhutan contingent
10. Various shots, Lacroix, SRSG, receiving the military honor of the Bhutan contingent
11. SOUNDBITE (French) Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General, Peace Operations, United Nations:
"It is to see our colleagues on the ground, of course, to see the progress that is being made to improve the camps, to build new camps, to ensure that our male and female personnel have the best possible living conditions, and it is also to meet with the Portuguese and Bhutanese contingents today, to thank them for their work, to congratulate them for all they do, and to wish them good luck and, at the end of the year, all the best for next year, for them and their families.”
12. Wide shot, Lacroix, Portuguese contingent’s base
13. Various shots, Lacroix, members of presidential majority
14. Various shots, Lacroix, members of opposition
15. Med shot, Lacroix, SRSG, members of religious platform

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Storyline

During his mission to the Central African Republic (CAR), the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean Pierre Lacroix, met with the UN peacekeepers in the country.

The visit was attended by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Valentine Rugwabiza, the Force Commander of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), General Birame Diop, General Daniel Sidiki Traore and his deputy, General Pedro Miguel Alves Gonçalves Soares, the Commander of the Bangui Integrated Force, Brigadier General Alognime Takougnadi.

Lacroix said that he visited the Blue Helmets of Portugal and the Kingdom of Bhutan to meet “our colleagues on the ground, of course, to see the progress that is being made to improve the camps, to build new camps, to ensure that our male and female personnel have the best possible living conditions.”

He added that the meeting with the Portuguese and Bhutanese contingents was also an occasion “to thank them for their work, to congratulate them for all they do, and to wish them good luck and, at the end of the year, all the best for next year, for them and their families.”

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