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First UNMEE peacekeepers leave Eritrea

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Asmara, 4 March: The first 50 UNMEE peacekeepers relocated out of Eritrea today on a UN flight from Asmara.

The soldiers, from the Jordanian Battalion, are en route to Amman with their personal equipment. UNMEE's relocation is temporary, pending a decision of the Security Council on the future of the Mission.