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MOSCOW, December 9 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia completes a planned rotation of its pilots within the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Sudan, spokesman for the Russian Air Force Colonel Vladimir Drik said on Friday.
“Some 120 our servicemen will return home from Sudan after the planned rotation,” he said.
Russian peacekeepers with fly from Juba with stopovers in Khartoum and Cairo to land at the Migalovo airport in Russia’s Tver region early on Saturday. After they a through with customs procedures, they will go to their army units, the spokesman added.
Russian pilots have been taking part in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Sudan since 2006. They are tasked to airlift military observers from the U.N. mission, to ship and accompany cargoes and conduct search and rescue operations. The Russian aviation group has four Mi-8 MTV transport helicopters equipped with radar, navigation and rescue systems to fit U.N. standards.