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Kenya: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 10 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many UK military personnel are based in Kenya; and what their roles are. (177310)

65 UK military personnel are based in Kenya, undertaking a wide variety of roles. These include: providing advice and assistance to the British high commissioner; helping build Kenyan and regional capacity to manage and conduct peace support operations; providing high quality mine action training; and liaising with Kenyan authorities over the planning and execution of British Army exercises.