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European military experts to meet Tuesday on CAR crisis

Brussels, Belgium - European military experts will meet here Tuesday to discuss the crisis in the Central Africa Republic (CAR), according to an EU communique issued Monday.

The meeting will essentially deal with the European Union military operation in the Central African Republic (EUFOR RCA), operation that will be carried out by five battalions from March.

The most important contribution will be that of France with 200 soldiers, followed by Poland with 140 men and Georgia (a non-member state of EU) with 130 soldiers.

Other EU member countries will Tuesday unveil the number of their troops for the EUFOR-RCA opening which is expected to reach 1,000.

Pana 24/02/2014