AU calls for deployment of additional 4,000 troops in Somalia

They also asked for support on provision of rations, fuel, and medical, for a limited duration
The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) for the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in its 22nd meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia called for deployment of 4,000 additional troops in the war-ravaged country.
The meeting emphasized the urgency for the UN and international community to support additional forces of up to 4,000 troops to boost the  force already in Somalia battling Al-Shabaab terrorists.
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