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25th Aug 2016

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Six EU countries pledge manpower for CAR mission

Six EU countries pledged "substantial" numbers of troops or police at a "force generation" meeting Thursday for the EU mission to the Central African Republic, Reuters reports, citing "sources." Canada, Georgia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey and the US also took part in the meeting, with some offering equipment or logistical support.

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