According to AFP, Vladimir Monteiro, spokesman of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Central Africa, said in an interview on the 20th that the armed groups that had approached Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, had withdrawn and the escalating tensions in the Central African Republic before the general election had been controlled.
He said that on 19 December, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Central Africa dispatched peacekeeping forces to block armed groups approaching the capital Bangui in the southwestern town of Mbaiki, after which they withdrew from the town of Yaloke along the way to the capital of Bangui, the Central African Republic; in addition, these retreated armed forces The organization has also abandoned its positions in two other areas, but according to security and humanitarian sources, some of these armed groups are still staying near Bosembele, about 150 kilometers from Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.
The Central African Republic government said recently that three armed groups occupying most of Central Africa’s territory have recently approached Bangui, the capital of Central Africa along the main traffic route.
The Central African government called the operation of these armed groups an attempted coup. In addition, former Central African President Bozizé and the three armed groups also announced the establishment of the “Patriotic Alliance for Change” in Bosenberg.
In a joint statement, France, Russia, the United States, the European Union and the World Bank reportedly urged former Central African President Bozizé to lay down his arms with allied armed groups to stop the violence, and called for the Central African Republic general elections scheduled for December 27.
United Nations Secretary-General Guterres recently also called on all parties to remain calm and ensure that the elections in the Central African Republic are held in a peaceful environment. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Central Africa warned that the peacekeeping force would use all possible means to prevent any violence that undermined the electoral process in the Central African Republic.