October 26 2016
The French government has extended its aircraft carrier mission in the eastern Mediterranean Sea to back the offensive against the Islamic State-held Iraqi city of Mosul, reports Agence France-Presse.
The Charles de Gaulle carrier will remain in the region until mid-December, said a statement from the office of President Francois Hollande on Wednesday.
The carrier was deployed in September for what was then believed to be a one-month mission.
The extension decision was...
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