CAR / MAIO ARRIVAL

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The European Union Training Mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM-RCA) welcomed its new chief in Bangui, general Herminio Teodoro Maio of Portugal. Launched in March 2015, the EUTM with the support of the UN Mission, aims to make the Central African armed forces modern, effective and democratically accountable. MINUSCA
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STORY: CAR / MAIO ARRIVAL
TRT: 01:47
SOURCE: MINUSCA
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LANGUAGE: FRENCH / NATS

DATELINE: 11 JANUARY 2017, BENGUI, THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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1. Wide shot, EUTM troops salute to the new commander
2. Med shot, General Hermínio Teodoro Maio
3. Wide shot, EUTM troops standing in line
4. Wide shot, the former EUTM commander saluting to troops
5. Wide shot, Head of MINUSCA greeting General Hermínio Teodoro Maio
6. SOUNDBITE (French) General Hermínio Teodoro Maio, EUTM Commander:
"We are here to support the FACA with the training of their officers and we are also training the battalions who are ready to be deployed to contribute to the stabilization of the Central African Republic."
7. Wide shot, EUTM soldiers
8. Med shot, former EUTM commander General Fernando Garcia Blazquez
9. Wide shot, General Balla Keita and MINUSCA Force Commander
10. SOUNDBITE (French) General Balla Keita, Force Commander, MINUSCA:
"We are working hand in hand with the Central African authorities to meet the challenge of rebuilding the Central African army. It is a work that is important to us and that we all do with passion."
11. Med shot, lowering of the European Flag
12. Wide shot, EUTM officers on their way out after the ceremony

STORYLINE:

The European Union Training Mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM-RCA) welcomed its new chief in Bangui.

An official change of command ceremony was held on Thursday (11 Jan) with the presence of the Central African Government and United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

The Portuguese general Hermínio Teodoro Maio will lead an European force of about 170 soldiers from 12 European countries.

Launched in March 2015, the European Union's Training Mission (EUTM) with the support of the UN Mission, aims to make the Central African armed forces modern, effective and democratically accountable.

The EUTM RCA is the third European training mission launched in Africa. The other two are in Somalia and Mali.
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