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peacekeeping

adjective
     
peace‧keep‧ing [only before noun]

peacekeeping force/troops etc

PMA a group of soldiers who are sent to a place in order to stop two opposing groups from fighting each other:
The United Nations has decided to send a peacekeeping force into the area.
peacekeeper noun [countable]
a group of UN peacekeepers

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