Hollande pledges France will strive to avoid CAR split

By

On a visit to the Central African Republic, the French president pledged strong military support to avoid a break-up of the strife-torn country.

Reading articles is for subscribers only. Subscribe now.

French President François Hollande told the Central African Republic on Friday that his troops would work to stop the country splitting in two and endeavour to disarm rival fighters engaged in months of inter-religious killing, reports Reuters.