Kristin Lund becomes 1st female UN peacekeeping force Commander
                     English.news.cn | 2014-05-13 09:21:16 | Editor: Yang Yi

First female commander of UN peacekeeping force was appointed in New York, May 12, 2014

Major General Kristin Lund (L) shakes hands with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during a photo opportunity after she was appointed as the commander of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus, at the UN headquarters in New York, on May 12, 2014. UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday named Major General Kristin Lund to take command of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus. The Norwegian commander will be the first female to command a UN force. (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

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