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U.S. to Spend up to $550 Million on African Peacekeeping Forces

Thursday, August 7, 2014 | Worthy News / World News

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WASHINGTON D.C. (Worthy News)– President Barack Obama unveiled a plan to spend $110 million a year over the next three to five years to help African nations develop peacekeeping forces that can be rapidly deployed to crises across the continent.

 

President Barack Obama unveiled the program during the third day of a summit of African heads of state in Washington, along with another U.S. plan to spend an initial $65 million to bolster security institutions in Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Tunisia, the official said.

The United States plans to partner with Senegal, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to develop rapid response forces. Those forces would be ready to deploy as part of United Nations' or African Union missions.

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One thought on “U.S. to Spend up to $550 Million on African Peacekeeping Forces

  1. Seriously? Of all the worldly needs today in USA alone, I think that $ could be spent on more Important causes. I'd like to know how we even have 550 million also. We can't pay our National Debt off, but we can spend $550 Million. UTTERLY DISGUSTED! !!!

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