Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead on 2014-04-08.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the call made by Ban Ki-Moon for funds to enable the United Nations to deploy peacekeepers to the Central African Republic.

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

On 10 April the UK co-sponsored UN Security Council Resolution 2149 establishing a UN Peacekeeping Operation – MINUSCA – in the Central African Republic (CAR). We welcome this development which will support an end to the violence and help build long-term stability in CAR. The UK is the fifth largest contributor to the UN’s peacekeeping budget, which will be used to support the UN Mission.