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Opposition questions ‘security-only’ focus of UN mission to Mali

  • Minister for Defence wants to deploy 14 members of Army Ranger Wing

The United Nations mission in Mali is the type of challenge for which the Army Ranger Wing trains every day, Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe said as he sought Dáil agreement for a…

  • Marie O’Halloran
  • The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil supports the move but Sinn Féin, Labour and a number of smaller parties and Independents oppose the mission on the grounds that it had a security-only focus rather than finding a…

Mr Kehoe said the Army Ranger Wing would join a special operations forces unit as part of the…

Twenty Defence Forces…

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