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UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures

Sep 22, 2018 - Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home and refusing to pay their governments.

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said after the adoption of the U.S.-sponsored resolution that the council had responded to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' challenge "to step up and strengthen peacekeeping."

"The actions we take today will make th...