U.N. denies Golan peacekeepers ordered to hand arms to Syria rebels

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Reality2Day wrote:

Whether you’re in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force or in a regular army, handing over your weapons to rebels/terrorists is insane. But not as insane as “not to shoot,” when being attacked.

Sep 03, 2014 7:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
known wrote:

People in the West need to pop their bubbles and see third world country’s for the joke they are. That is much of what comprises the UN.

Sep 03, 2014 9:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
known wrote:

People in the West need to pop their bubbles and see third world country’s for the joke they are. That is much of what comprises the UN.

Sep 03, 2014 9:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
LevyNecesito wrote:

Might as well just give them the weapons if they are ordered not to fire upon the rebels. Who is this Herve Ladsous? Did he served in the military? Did he experience combat operations? No, he is just a pencil pusher.

Sep 03, 2014 11:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
LevyNecesito wrote:

General Singha has been quoted in the Indian media saying the order to the Filipinos to surrender had been made in the interests of the safety of the Fijian troops being held by the same rebels. So what is this guy(Herve Ladsous) saying? source here — http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/irish-officer-to-take-deputy-lead-of-un-golan-heights-mission-1.1916908#.VAeAEzN6GrY.facebook

Sep 04, 2014 9:37am EDT  --  Report as abuse
FNPerez wrote:

A quote from Brig Gen Mosese Tikoitoga of Fiji:

Asked why his men surrendered, Tikoitoga said they were following a direct order from the commander of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

“At no stage in an operation would I expect any of my officers not to follow the decisions of the first commander,” he said. “The Filipinos chose to do so and the Philippines government have supported them for having chosen that path.

The question again, Who ordered the Fijian army delegation to surrender with their arms? The UNDOF commander and the UN are clearly lying…

Sep 04, 2014 10:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
FNPerez wrote:

A quote from Brig Gen Mosese Tikoitoga of Fiji:

Asked why his men surrendered, Tikoitoga said they were following a direct order from the commander of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

“At no stage in an operation would I expect any of my officers not to follow the decisions of the first commander,” he said. “The Filipinos chose to do so and the Philippines government have supported them for having chosen that path.

The question again, Who ordered the Fijian army delegation to surrender with their arms? The UNDOF commander and the UN are clearly lying…

Sep 04, 2014 10:37pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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