Posted by: APO | 28 January 2008

Operation EUFOR Tchad/RCA

COUNCIL OF

THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

Brussels, 28 January 2008

5625/08 (Presse 20)

 

Operation EUFOR Tchad/RCA

 

The Council adopted a Decision on the launching of the European Union military

operation in the Republic of Chad and in the Central African Republic (operation EUFOR

Tchad/RCA).

In accordance with UN Security Council resolution 1778 (2007), the EU military

operation will have the following mission:

contribute to the protection of civilians in danger, particularly refugees and displaced

persons;

facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and the free movement of humanitarian

personnel by helping to improve security in the area of operations;

contribute to the protection of UN personnel, facilities, installations and equipment and

to ensuring the security and freedom of movement of its staff and UN and

associated personnel.


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