UN chief appoints new head to monitor ceasefire in Yemen
UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday announced the appointment of retired Maj. Gen. Michael Beary of Ireland as head of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) and chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee.
Beary succeeds retired Lt. Gen. Abhijit Guha of India.
Beary spent 10 years on overseas deployments, including in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iraq, Somalia and Uganda. He served from 2016 to 2018 as head of mission and force commander of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon.
The UNMHA is a civil observer mission initiated by the UN to monitor the ceasefire in Yemen. Enditem