Central African Republic calls on Russia to train its army

The army is helpless as it deals with an arms embargo and 14 militia groups fighting for control.

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    Al Jazeera has been given unprecedented access to Russian military instructors on the ground in the Central African Republic (CAR).

    CAR President Touadera has called on Russia for help in controlling the country, which has an arms embargo on it and 14 militia groups fighting for control of the territory.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Berengo on the outskirts of the capital.


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