Moroccan King Mohammed VI and Guinean President Alpha Condé called for rapid deployment of a UN peacekeeping force to help it stop the violence in Central African Republic. Medafrica Times .
Medafrica Times , by Steven Addamah (March 6, 2014) — Guinea and Morocco have called for the deployment of a UN peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic to help restore peace and security in the country thrown in interreligious violence and chaos since March last year when Muslim Seleka rebels seized power. The call was launched by President of Guinea, Alpha Condé, and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI who has just left Conakry heading for Gabon, last leg of a four-nation trip that also took him to Mali and Cote d’Ivoire.
In a joint communiqué issued on Wednesday at the end of the king’s visit to Guinea, the two African leaders called for the rapid deployment of a UN peacekeeping force to support CAR in this transition phase and to help it stop the violence between the Christian majority and Muslims that has torn the country apart and to restore peace and security nationwide. Some 8,000 foreign peacekeeping troops, comprising 6,000 African and 2,000 French soldiers, have […]