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Mexico denies deployment of UN troops during Cancun climate meeting

The Mexican Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied that UN peacekeeping troops will be present during an upcoming UN climate conference set to be held in Mexico.

Based on international rules for these kinds of events, there will only be UN security staff inside the place where the climate meeting will be held, the ministry said in a statement.

The annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16) is to be held in Cancun, Mexico, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 10.

During the conference, the zone will be guarded by municipal, state and federal police, according to the statement.

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