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World News
February 6, 2019 / 4:30 PM
U.S. halts some Cameroon military assistance over human rights: official
Lesley Wroughton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was halting some military assistance to Cameroon over allegations of gross human rights violations by its security forces in the northwest, southwest and far north regions.

A State Department official said the United States had terminated a C-130 aircraft training program, and halted deliveries of four defender boats, nine armored vehicles and an upgrade of a Cessna aircraft for Cameroon’s rapid intervention battalion.

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