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Troops present at Eufor Tchad

(BRUSSELS2) Eufor Tchad and RCA are in the field: 3348 men (and women) provided by 25 countries (23 EU member states and 2 non-EU member states. Breakdown as follows:

EU member states

  • AUSTRIA: 175
  • BELGIUM: 69
  • BULGARIA: 2
  • CYPRUS: 2
  • CZECH REPUBLIC: 2
  • EUROPEAN UNION: 1
  • FINLAND: 61
  • FRANCE: 1711
  • GERMANY: 4
  • HELLENE: 15
  • HUNGARY: 3
  • IRELAND: 445
  • ITALY: 99
  • LITHUANIA: 2
  • LUXEMBOURG: 2
  • NETHERLANDS: 90
  • POLAND: 404
  • PORTUGAL: 2
  • ROMANIA: 2
  • SLOVAKIA: 1
  • SLOVENIA: 15
  • SPAIN: 80
  • SWEDEN: 79
  • UNITED KINGDOM: 4

Non EU members

  • ALBANIA: 63
  • CROATIA: 15

To this must be added 160 men at the Operations Headquarters (OHQ) at Mont-Valérien

(NGV)

(Review presented by Eufor Tchad/RCA to the European Parliament, November 2008)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).