I have conducted three overseas peacekeeping missions from 1991 to 2011. The most memorable one was my experience as the Force Commander in the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
As Chinese troops are carrying out more peacekeeping missions in recent years, they have learned many combat skills from exchanges with their foreign counterparts, in addition to fulfilling the responsibilities of a military from a major country. Here the 7th batch of Chinese peacekeepers to Mali will tell their stories about foreign troops.
The Shaolin Yanlu Martial Arts School in Henan Province recently held a farewell ceremony for students of the year 2020 who were enlisted. Twenty-eight kung fu students have been enrolled by the special forces and will join the PLA marines, armed police, and army special forces. Over 10,000 students at the school came to see off the future soldiers.