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U.N. Removes Peacekeepers From Golan Observation Post

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UN controlled border crossing point between Syria and Israel at the Golan Heights. Photo: wiki commons.

Al Arabiya – The United Nations on Wednesday pulled peacekeepers back from an observation post in the Golan Heights ceasefire zone where four Philippine troops were abducted by Syrian rebels, a spokesman said.

The move came as countries which contribute troops to the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) expressed renewed concern about security in the zone between Israel and war-stricken Syria.

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