Example sentences for: peacekeeping

How can you use “peacekeeping” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Now that it's over, they're criticizing him for letting Russia broker the peace agreement and participate in the peacekeeping force, and they're still complaining that NATO's generals "were impeded by civilian leadership from effectively fighting the war."

  • The paper goes on to characterize international reaction thus far as "public condemnations and much hand-wringing," and also notes a problem with a proposed interposition of a U.N. peacekeeping force: China, which can veto such a move, is believed to be opposed to it.

  • The House endorsed sending U.S. troops to Kosovo . The nonbinding resolution backing President Clinton's plan to assign 4,000 soldiers to a peacekeeping force passed 219-191.

  • While Washington eventually agreed to offer "token" logistical support to the peacekeeping effort, it "proceeded reluctantly, refusing to take the initiative from Canberra or even lend it the kind of significant military support it was requesting."

  • Russia agreed to share control of the airport but still demands its own peacekeeping zone.

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