UNPROFOR


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UNPROFORUnited Nations Protection Force
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However, the resolution made no arrangements for UNPROFOR protection of the safe area.
The Pakistani peacekeepers were also retained by the UN during the highly sensitive period of the change over from UNPROFOR to the NATO-led Implementation Force (IFOR).
Further, UNPROFOR had no clear protection mandate, instead operating under the traditional principles of peacekeeping, including impartiality and nonuse of force except for self-defense.
Major factions agreed to a truce in January 1992, and a United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) entered Croatia.
150) they disagree with the comments of the French fact-finding member, socialist MP Pierre Brana, with regard to the controversial role of the French UNPROFOR top commander General Bernard Janvier who had categorically refused to order air strikes against the Serbs on the night of 10 July 1995, just before the Serbs captured Srebrenica and began executions.
In 1992 the United Nations established a peacekeeping force in the region, known as the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR).
In terms of number of victims while surely Bales's massacre is much smaller in magnitude, it is no less criminal than what had happened in Srebrenica in July of 1995 when the Dutch-speaking peacekeepers of the UNPROFOR did nothing to stop the massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims by Serbian and Greek Orthodox Christians under the command of General Ratko Mladic.
in the Gulf War, and sent ground troops to patrol a nonexistent peace in the ex-Yugoslavia as part of the unprofor. In May and June 1995, it was Jacques Chirac--a former officer in the Algerian war and a president who had just decided to resume testing nuclear weapons in the face of worldwide criticism--who started reversing the humiliating situation of the unprofor by ordering to push back against the Serbs and by creating the NATO Rapid Reaction Force, and who then pushed the Clinton administration to act decisively.
(11) The peacekeeping operation in Macedonia, from February 1992 to March 1995 named UNPROFOR (United National Protection Force), and between 31st March 1995 and 28th February 1999 named UNPREDEP (United Nations Preventive Deployment), are classic examples how a potential armed conflict can be successfully prevented.
A ceasefire was signed in January 1992, but the two countries remained in conflict until 1995, despite the presence on the ground of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR).