Portugal to send soldiers to Mozambique to train local troops
Portugal will dispatch soldiers to Mozambique in the first half of April to train local troops following an attack by Islamist insurgents on the town of Palma, Lusa news agency said on Tuesday, citing a defence ministry source.
The Portuguese news agency said a bilateral agreement was being finalised, calling for 60 Portuguese special forces troops to be sent to the country.
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