EU approves €5.2 million to support the African Standby Force

The EU funds will be used for the improvement of security in Africa

The EU has adopted a decision to provide €5.2 million to the African Union Commission (AUC) to support the establishment of the African Standby Force.  The military force will help Africa to overcome the challenges in the field of peace and security.

The EU funding is intended for an exercise cycle called “AMANI AFRICA II.” According to the Commission, AMANI AFRICA II plays an essential role in testing the continent’s progress towards operationalising the blueprint for the Africa...

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