EU To Launch Military Training Mission In Mozambique To Address Cabo Delgado Crisis
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th July, 2021) The European Union will launch a military training mission to Mozambique to help the country's armed forces carry out anti-terror operations following the recent violence in Cabo Delgado, the bloc said on Monday.
"The Council today adopted a decision setting up an EU military training mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique). The aim of the mission is to train and support the Mozambican armed forces in protecting the civilian population and restoring safety and security in the Cabo Delgado province," a press release published by the Council of the European Union read.
Islamist insurgents have launched attacks in the Cabo Delgado province with increased frequency since 2017.