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Sweden says Africa mission poses question on EU 'battlegroups'

20.01.14 @ 10:43

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Swedish FM Bildt has said that if the EU decides not to deploy a "battlegroup" to the Central African Republic, then the 'battlegroup concept as such will be up for debate." The EU rapid reaction forces, or battlegroups, have been in place since 2007, but have never been deployed.