UN troops say retaken control of rebel-held C.African city

AFP , Sunday 17 Jan 2021

UN peacekeeping troops have retaken control of a city in the Central African Republic captured this month by armed groups waging an offensive against President Faustin Archange Touadera's regime, a spokesman said

UN peacekeeping troops have retaken control of a city in the Central African Republic captured this month by armed groups waging an offensive against President Faustin Archange Touadera's regime, a spokesman said.

"The city of Bangassou is under the complete control of MINUSCA," the peacekeeping force's spokesman Vladimir Monteiro said, adding that the rebels abandoned their positions following a UN ultimatum on Friday.

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