UN troops help smuggle gold in DRC/ Les casques bleus aident les trafiquants d’or en RDC

(Liens en anglais/ links in english)

Selon, Jackaranda, la BBC a obtenu un rapport confidentiel des Nations Unies indiquant que des casques bleus pakistanais présents en République démocratique du Congo fournissent une escorte armée, un hébergement et de la nourriture aux trafiquants d’or de l’est du pays.

From Jackaranda:

By Martin Plaut BBC News.

Pakistan is the largest contributor to the UN peacekeeping effort. The BBC has obtained an internal UN report examining allegations of gold smuggling by Pakistani peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
It concluded that Pakistani officers provided armed escorts, hospitality and food to gold smugglers in east Congo.
The confidential report recommended the case be referred to Islamabad for appropriate action against the troops.

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