On September 12, local time, China's 22nd peacekeeping engineer contingent to the Democratic DRC was awarded both collective and individual commendations by Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho.
On September 11, local time, Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho, Force Commander of the Peacekeeping Force of the MONUSCO, awarded the 22nd Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to the DRC a commendation.
On the early hours of September 7, a Ukrainian peacekeeper of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was airlifted overnight to a Chinese level II hospital in Mali due to acute appendicitis and was treated by the 7th Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to Mali.
The 18th Chinese peacekeeping multi-functional engineer contingent to Lebanon successfully conducted a security exercise at the camp of the Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon and its nearby villages on Sep. 7.
The 31st fleet of the Chinese PLA returned to Zhanjiang City of south China's Guangdong Province on Friday after completing more than seven months of escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia.
For the past decade, a message that reads "We are the Chinese Navy escort fleet, please call us on channel 16 if you need help" has always been broadcasted in both Chinese and English to passing ships on the Gulf of Aden.