SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 4 December 2021, Saturday |

AFP: Central African Republic president decrees unilateral ceasefire in conflict with rebel groups

The President of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, on Friday decreed a “unilateral ceasefire” in the country’s conflict with rebel groups.

“I have come to announce to you this evening the end of military operations and all armed actions across the land from today … at midnight,” Touadera told national radio. He added that he would seek to pursue “dialogue” after eight years of war.