June 3, 2019 / 10:53 AM / 2 months ago

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilise the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree in April on the despatch of the military contingent.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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