Arms influx fuels Central African Republic violence – U.N. experts

FILE PHOTO: An armed fighter belonging to the 3R armed militia displays his weapon in the town of Koui, Central African Republic, April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

DAKAR (Reuters) – Deliveries of Russian weapons to Central African Republic’s security forces this year have pushed rebel groups to bolster their own stockpiles as they consolidate control over large parts of the country, a U.N. panel of experts said on Friday. Central African Republic has been battered by violence since 2013 when mainly Muslim […]

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