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Russian Troops to Join UN Force in Central African Republic Soon

Andrei Nikerichev / Moskva News Agency

Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to the Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilize the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree in April on the despatch of the military contingent.

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