Defence Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed that the UK would contribute 40 personnel to a European Union training mission
due to start in the spring.
The advisers will be in addition to up to 40 personnel Britain is offering to contribute to a European Union training mission
to build up the fledgling Malian army and around 90 UK personnel already committed in the region.
The Prime Minister's official spokesman said the troops would be in addition to the up to 40 personnel that Britain is offering to contribute to a European Union training mission
to build up the the Malian army.
The European Union Training Mission
Somalia (EUTM) was launched in April with the aim of working with the Ugandan army to train 2,000 Somali recruits, who can form the backbone of an army loyal to the transitional federal government.
They informed the members of the Committee that the European Union training mission
was part of the European Unions long-standing commitment to assisting the Government of the Central African Republic.
They form part of the European Union Training Mission
The advisers will be on top of to up to 40 personnel Britain is contributing to a European Union training mission
to build up the Malian army.
welcomed the start-up of the European Union Training Mission
It will give training for the defense and security forces through the EUTM (European Union Training Mission
) and back up for the elections.
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in mali, koulikoro (mali).