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UN says CAR close to becoming failed state

World body warns that crisis in Central African Republic threatens to engulf entire region in chaos.

Last Modified: 05 Sep 2013 18:39
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The UN is warning that the Central African Republic is close to becoming a failed state, and if that happens, chaos threatens to engulf the entire region.

But so far the only international security assistance being promised to the country is in the form of an African Union peacekeeping mission.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from the capital, Bangui.

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