Central African Republic appeals for French help against rebels, Paris balks




 
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Central African Republic appeals for French help against rebels, Paris balks
 
December 27th, 2012  
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Central African Republic appeals for French help against rebels, Paris balks
BANGUI (Reuters) - The president of the Central African Republic appealed on Thursday for France and the United States to help push back rebels threatening his government and the capital, but Paris said its troops were only ready to protect French nationals. The exchanges came as regional African leaders tried to broker a ceasefire deal and as rebels said they had temporarily halted their advance on Bangui, the capital, to allow talks to take place. ...




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