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[video] Use of military contractors concerns many at UN

Author: Press TV, Published on: 31 July 2013

The United Nations currently uses private security and military contractors to carry out its work across the globe...The United Nations Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries convened a meeting...to discuss the continuing use of corporations. Many of the delegates were critical of what was said by the Working Group...[T]he delegation of...Venezuela disagreed with the contention that the world was growing less safe, and so private security firms must be hired. Many were also concerned about the lack of accountability for these forces after many scandals that took place in Iraq...[T]he delegation of...Iran raised such concerns.

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