European Union defence chiefs on Oct. 3 agreed to help Lebanon upgrade its security sector, including assistance for training soldiers, border guards and police officials. Ministers, meeting in Kittila in northern Finland, also said the bloc was ready to help the Democratic Republic of Congo reform its armed forces and police sector. But they ruled out extending the 2,000-strong EU military operation in the country. Separately, ministers approved a new security strategy warning that the EU may h...


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