Angola - UNAVEM I

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UNITED NATIONS ANGOLA VERIFICATION MISSION I


LOCATION: Angola

HEADQUARTERS: Luanda

DURATION: January 1989 - May 1991

STRENGTH: 70 military observers, supported by international and locally recruited civilian staff

FATALITIES: None

EXPENDITURES: $16,404,200 net

FUNCTION: Established on 20 December 1988 to verify the redeployment of Cuban troops northwards and their phased and total withdrawal from the territory of Angola in accordance with the timetable agreed between Angola and Cuba. The withdrawal was completed by 25 May 1991 -- more than one month before the scheduled date. On 6 June, the Secretary-General reported to the Council that UNAVEM I had carried out, fully and effectively, the mandate entrusted to it

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