France to boost troops in Central African Republic: Source

France plans to increase the number of troops it has deployed in the Central African Republic, a French source said on Friday.

Reuters| Updated: Feb 14, 2014, 22:01 PM IST

Paris: France plans to increase the number of troops it has deployed in the Central African Republic, a French source said on Friday.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity following a meeting on the matter at the Elysee presidential palace, did not reveal details or say how many troops would be added to the existing 1,600-strong French force in the former colony.