The European Union is considering a request from Mozambique for a training mission to help the military fight a growing Islamist insurgency, reports Reuters.
On Thursday, E.U. foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that the bloc was considering a civilian mission to help the Mozambican armed forces fight Ansar Al Sunnah in the northern Cabo Delgado province.
Mozambique first requested the assistance in September.
Any mission there would be similar to the E.U. training efforts in...