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Central African Republic: UN 'may need 10,000 troops'

The UN believes at least 10,000 troops will be required in any force sent to end unrest in Central African Republic, the French UN envoy says.

Ambassador Gerard Araud described the situation in CAR as "very, very dire".

His comment comes after the UN Security Council approved a resolution allowing European troops to use force in CAR.

Lebo Diseko reports.

  • 28 Jan 2014
  • From the section Africa
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