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On the frontline of the CAR conflict

Exclusive report on African peacekeeping force entrusted with preventing further fighting in the war-torn country.
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2013 21:21

The president of Central African Republic (CAR) is taking part in peace talks with Seleka rebels in Gabon, aiming to end a month-long conflict.

African leaders have sent a peacekeeping force to prevent further fighting in the country and are calling on both sides to strike a deal, but so far there has been no breakthrough.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the CAR town of Damara.

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