French Foreign Minister: Other European Countries To Send Troops To CAR

Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said that troops from other
European nations will be taking part in the intervention in the
Central African Republic. During a radio interview last Sunday,
Fabius said that logistical support for the U.N.-backed mission was
already being supplied by Poland, the U.K., Germany, Spain, and
Belgium. The U.S. has also provided support, having flown troops
from Burundi to the Central African Republic.

France 24

Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister, announced on
Tuesday that other European countries would deploy ground troops to
the violence-hit Central African Republic, without identifying

“We will soon have troops on the ground provided by our European
colleagues,” he told the lower house of the French National
Assembly, days after he decided to seek help from the rest of
Europe with its former colony, where France has deployed a
1,600-strong force to quell brutal sectarian violence.

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