Tiny Fiji key contributor to UN missions

Financial benefits major reason why island nation provides UN with more peacekeepers per capita than any other country.

    Earlier this month, 45 UN peacekeepers were released after being kidnapped and held for two weeks in Syria.

    The troops, all from Fiji, were captured on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights by the al-Qaeda-affiliated group Nusra Front. 

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Fiji's capital Suva, about why the nation provides the UN with more soldiers, per capita, than any other country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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