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'Appreciate efforts': UN secy-general thanks India for gifting 2 lakh Covid vaccine doses to peacekeepers

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United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has thanked the Indian External Affairs Ministry for offering a Covid-19 vaccine to all UN peacekeepers - nearly 95,000 troops in 12 missions around the world."UN secretary-general thanks EAM for offering 2,00,000 Covid vaccine doses for UN Peacekeepers," TS Tirumurti, India's permanent representative to UN, was quoted as saying by ANI.External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had made the announcement regarding the gift earlier last week at the United Nations Security Council open debate on Implementation of Resolution 2532."Keeping in mind the UN peacekeepers who operate in such difficult circumstances, we would like to announce today a gift of 2,00,000 doses for them.

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