New York

30 August 2014

Note to correspondents: Update on peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)

The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) reports that shortly after midnight local time on 31 August, during a ceasefire agreed with the armed elements, all the 40 Filipino peacekeepers from UN Position 68 left the position. The 40 peacekeepers arrived in a safe location one hour later.