Fiji Time: 9:48 PM on Thursday 2 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Russia commends Fijian peacekeepers

By TIMOCI VULA
Sunday, June 29, 2014

Update: 5:25PM FIJI and Russia have underlined their commitment to further cooperation in the UN, including on peacekeeping issues.

Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov during his meeting with his Fiji counterpart Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, spoke highly of Fiji's contribution to peacekeeping around the globe where Fiji has accumulated rich experience in this area. 

Mr Lavrov was quoted in a Ministry of Information statement commending Fijis forces being the largest force in the UN operation on the Golan Heights, in which Russia is trying to equip it with light weapons and necessary equipment

The two countries are working to provide a coordinated approach when preparing resolutions of the UN General Assembly. 

 





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
JPY 59.930156.9301
GBP 0.30830.3003
EUR 0.43600.4240
CNY 3.01002.9100
NZD 0.72180.6888
AUD 0.63330.6083
USD 0.48420.4672

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 2nd July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Lal remains in exile
  2. 'Please do not give'
  3. Lucky escape
  4. 100,000 to benefit
  5. Dancers bring joy
  6. Ministry warns schools against zoning breach
  7. Bainimarama: People need more time
  8. Sugar warning
  9. Call for referendum
  10. Disease kills three

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  4. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  7. Nadro boy on US naval ship Friday (26 Jun)
  8. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  9. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)