Philippines sets conditions for troops to stay in Golan Heights; UN pledges to improve safety

  • by: JIM GOMEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 14, 2013 - 5:05 AM

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has set out conditions to the United Nations for more than 300 Filipino peacekeepers to stay in the Golan Heights, including additional weapons for their protection in the volatile buffer region separating Israel from Syria, the government said Sunday.

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