September 03 2010
The head of Uganda's armed forces says the army is ready to deploy up to 10,000 troops to the peacekeeping mission in Somalia, Agence France-Presse reports.
Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, the chief of the defense forces, told Uganda's Daily Monitor that the potential deployment depends on whether the U.S. provides funding.
Kampala vowed to boost its presence in nearby Somalia after deadly suicide bombings on July 11 that left 76 people dead. The Somali insurgent group Al-Shabaab...
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