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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

ACIRC mulls military response potential

Military heads and experts from a dozen met in Kampala Monday to discuss setting up a response force for crises, Xinhua reports. The 12 nations, of which Egypt is one, make up the African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crisis (ACIRC) which was set up in November 2013 to assess if certain situations need intervention. Members contribute USD 12k annually but USD 30 mn would be needed to setup a military headquarters and a battalion.

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