Drones could replace peacekeepers in Ivory Coast | World news | The Guardian

Drones could replace peacekeepers in Ivory Coast | World news | The Guardian.

“The use of drones would enhance the monitoring capacity of the UN mission in Ivory Coast, especially its surveillance and information gathering,” said Sylvie van den Wildenberg, spokesperson for the UN Operation in Ivory Coast (UNOCI).

“This would help us to cope better with the difficulty we face in the west of the country and the heavily forested border area with Liberia which is very difficult to monitor and an ideal sanctuary for armed men.”

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