FOMAC ready for peacekeeping missions: ECCAS official


The Central Africa Multinational Standby Force (FOMAC) is capable of securing any peacekeeping mission, Angop learned in Cabo Ledo, northern Bengo province.

This was said by the president of the Peace Committee of the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS), Chadian Kamougue Abdelkader.

The official was speaking at the closing of the “Kwanza Exercises2010”, that was in Angola from May 22 to June 6 2010.

Kamougue Abdelkader who is also the Defence minister of Chad, said as well that FOMAC is equipped to take part in central Africa sub-region missions and in other parts of the world.

Stressing the success of the Kwanza2010, the Chadian official highlighted the importance of the exercises, saying it aimed at mainly strengthening regional peace, security and stability.

Military exercises.

The closing ceremony was witnessed by representatives of Angolan Government, ECCAS, the chiefs of staff of the Armed Forces and Police from the community and guests.

ECCAS groups Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central Africa Republic, São Tomé and Príncipe and Chad.

Pic: Cameroon troops

Source: Angola press