Fiji training potential Golan peacekeeper replacements | Pacific Beat

Fiji training potential Golan peacekeeper replacements

Fiji training potential Golan peacekeeper replacements

Updated 1 September 2014, 18:11 AEST

The United Nations is continuing urgent negotiations to try to secure an immediate and unconditional release of 44 Fijian peacekeepers, who were abducted by Syrian rebels late last week.

The Fijian blue helmets were seized by suspected members of the Nusra Front at the occupied Golan Heights between Israel and Syria.

Meanwhile, Fiji's military is training replacements with the Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga saying they're being trained in case they're needed once the current situation is over.

Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga, Fiji military commander

Contributors

Bruce Hill

Bruce Hill

Presenter

Bruce is one of the Pacific’s most experienced journalists with nearly 20 years covering the region and has won several international awards.

Contact the studio

Got something to say about what you're hearing on the radio right now?

Text/SMS
Send your texts to +61 427 72 72 72

Tweets
Add the hashtag #raonair to add your tweets to the conversation.

Email
Email us your thoughts on an issue. Messages may be used on air.