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US donates 37 military vehicles to CAR mission

Yaoundé, Cameroon - The US has donated 37 vehicles to the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA), according to the US Embassy in Cameroon.

The Embassy said in a statement here Tuesday that the donation follows the emergency request made by MISCA, seeking material support to strengthen its efforts to restore peace and stability in the CAR.

The vehicles, worth US$2.4 million, include three ambulances, a bus, a tanker and 32 four-wheel drive vehicles.

MISCA was approved by the UN Security Council 5 Dec. 2013 at the request of France.

Pana 12/03/2014