UN Mission Emergency Force II

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UN Mission Emergency Force II

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The United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) was reconstituted in 1973 in order to supervise the cease-fire, to prevent recurrence of hostilities in the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War and to cooperate with the International Committee of the Red Cross. It was stationed on the cease-fire line in Egypt.

The UNEF cable communications with UN Headquarters were relayed through UNTSO Headquarters in Jerusalem and Geneva. The administrative and logistic matters were under the jurisdiction
of a Chief Administrative Officer who had a civilian staff to assist him.

Participating Countries: Australia, Canada, Finland, Ghana, Indonesia, Ireland (1973-74), Nepal (1973-74), Panama (1973-74), Peru (1973-74), Poland, Senegal (1973-74), Sweden.


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