France says EU shirking duty to Central African Republic

By Reuters | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:58 PM

PARIS, March 14 (Reuters) - France said on Friday the European Union was shirking its responsibilities for international security after an EU plan to send up to 1,000 troops to Central African Republic next week seemed to be about to collapse.

The EU had proposed sending 800 to 1,000 soldiers to the former French colony to join 6,000 African and 2,000 French troops, who have struggled to stop fighting that ...

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