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Vol 49 No 4

Published 15th February 2008


Central African Republic

Delays in deployment

As fighting in Chad worsens, Lieutenant General Nash promises all EUFOR troops will be on the ground by mid-May

The European Force in Chad and Central African Republic (EUFOR Chad/CAR) is due to be deployed between March and May, to protect refugees from Sudan's Darfur region and internally displaced people in the two countries. Most of it will come from France, whose troops actively supported Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno during the recent fighting in the capital, Ndjamena.

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