UN Security Council expected to approve 1,000 more peacekeepers for Central African Republic

March 24, 2015 10:14 PM

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UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday is expected to adopt a resolution that would authorize more than 1,000 additional military and police personnel for the peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.

The draft resolution obtained by The Associated Press follows up on a request by the U.N. secretary-general in January for another 1,030 peacekeepers to help bring unprecedented violence between Christians and Muslims under control outside the capital, Bangui.

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