UN in Chad to check for child soldiers

Children and Armed Conflict official to make sure youths not part of upcoming Mali peacekeeping force.

    Leila Zerrougui, the UN Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, is in Chad on a mission to make sure children are not being recruited into the country's army.

    Chadian soldiers will make up part of a UN peacekeeping force that is due to be deployed to Mali soon. 

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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