The President of Russia signed an order to send servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation to the UN Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic.
It follows from the document that liaison officers, military observers and staff officers totaling up to thirty people will be sent to Africa.
The foreign affairs agency has been instructed to inform the UN Secretariat about Russia’s readiness to send a military group to the CAR.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, after approval by the UN Secretariat, will solve organizational issues: the area of work of Russian specialists, their tasks and subordination, as well as the length of stay and the procedure for replacing participants.
Also in the document states that the financial burden for the delivery of military personnel falls on the UN.
In addition, the Ministry of Defense of Russia is instructed to withdraw the military personnel after the work of the UN mission is completed or if their work in the region proves to be inappropriate due to a change in the situation in the world.
The order comes into force from the date of its signing.
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