France Sending Additional Troops to CAR

France says it will send an additional 400 troops to help fight escalating violence in the Central African Republic.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said France is also asking the European Union to speed up deployment of a promised 500 troops to the troubled country.

“Europe has decided to intervene and, right now as we speak, there is a pooling of forces that is being done and in which we ask each country how many troops or what kind of support it can bring. This work is…