C. Africa president to ask UN for peacekeeping operation

By AFP
Central African Republic's new interim president Catherine Samba Panza delivers a speech after her swearing-in ceremony in Bangui on January 23, 2014.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP/File)
Central African Republic's new interim president Catherine Samba Panza delivers a speech after her swearing-in ceremony in Bangui on January 23, 2014. By Issouf Sanogo (AFP/File)

Paris (AFP) - The president of the Central African Republic said Tuesday she would ask the UN for a "peacekeeping operation", saying the French and African Union troops already deployed to the crisis-hit country were insufficient.

"Abuses are continuing despite the presence of operation Sangaris and MISCA elements," Catherine Samba Panza said on French radio, referring to the French and African operations.

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