New EU force in Central African Republic sets stability as top priority

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The top priority of a new European Union peacekeeping force in Central African Republic is to restore stability in the capital, the force commander, French Major-General Philippe Ponties, told a news conference on Friday.Thousands of people have been killed in intercommunal violence in the former French colony in recent months and close to a million have been displaced from their homes.”The objective that we are looking for, and which I think we share with most of the international community, is to make it so each citizen of Central African Republic, whatever their communal background, can see a positive future,” Ponties said.

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