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Just before he was deployed to Kosovo in 1999 as part of a NATO peacekeeping mission, his father told him his mother was showing signs of Huntington’s.
The government, with the support of a 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission, has been trying to calm the country that descended into sectarian fighting in 2013 when Muslim rebels overthrew the Christian president.
Strapped for troops, the U.N. draws recruits from many countries with poor human rights records for its peacekeeping program, budgeted at nearly $8 billion this year.
Wivina Belmonte, a U.N. spokeswoman, said a team of seven from the U.N. department of peacekeeping operations in New York would assess logistic and security arrangements in Kabul.
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