India offers to vaccinate all 95,000 UN peacekeepers

India offers to vaccinate all 95,000 UN peacekeepers

NEW YORK, Feb 18 — India have offered a Covid-19 vaccine to all United Nations peacekeepers – nearly 95,000 troops in 12 missions around the world.

 “Keeping in mind the U.N. Peacekeepers who operate in such difficult circumstances, we would like to announce today a gift of 200,000 doses for them,” India’s External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told a UN Security Council meeting on the coronavirus pandemic and conflict zones. — Reuters

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