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UN Extends Mandate of CAR Peacekeeping Mission

The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to extend its peacekeeping mandate in the Central African Republic until November 2017, just weeks after France announced it will end its military mission in that country. The Security Council on Tuesday adopted a French-drafted resolution extending the mission, nicknamed MINUSCA, until November 15, 2017. It expresses support for new C.A.R. President Faustin-Archange Touadera, who assumed the office in March. The United Nations has a...

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