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Mali: Peacekeeping Operations

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 19508, tabled on 21 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the armed forces personnel that departed from the UK to participate in the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali received (a) no, (b) one and (b) two covid-19 vaccinations.

Answered on

24 June 2021

Rotation one of the Long Range Reconnaissance Group (LRRG) force deployed in December 2020 before the national vaccination programme began – whilst deployed vaccinations were given.

Rotation two of the LRRG are now deployed. On 24 June 2021 97% had received their first COVID-19 vaccination dose and 85% their second.

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