Extra Peacekeeping Troops Arrive in Central African Republic



Author:
Euro News
Publisher:
Euro News
Publication Date:
1 January 2013
Tags:
Central African Republic, Arms and Military Affairs, Conflict, Peace and Security

Extra troops have arrived in Central African Republic to shore up the country's army after a string of defeats left a Seleka rebel alliance within striking distance of the capital Bangui. The reinforcements have been provided by Congo as part of a regional peacekeeping force sent by the Economic Community of Central African States.