September 23, 2014
*FRENCH AND GERMAN GOVERNMENTS ORGANIZE AIR LIFTS TO EBOLA AFFECTED COUNTRIES
*LEXPRESS: BASE TO BE IN DAKAR, SENEGAL
*GERMAN ARMY TO SEND FOUR TRANSALL PLANES AND 100 SOLDIERS
*500 GERMAN SOLDIERS VOLUNTEER IN 24 HOURS FOR EBOLA MISSION
*CAPACITY TO AIRLIFT 100 TONNES OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES EVERY WEEK TO EBOLA-AFFECTED COUNTRIES
*GERMAN ARMY PREPARED TO SEND 50 BED HOSPITAL TO LIBERIA
*FRENCH ARMY TO SET UP HOSPITAL IN GUINEA
In a meeting on Friday, the French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian and his German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen decided to set up an air lift to help fight Ebola in Liberia and Guinea, the German ministry of defense has announced.
The air bridge capable of transporting 100 tonnes of medical supplies a week will operate from Senegal.
In a dramatic intervention, the French and German army seem to be set to take action…
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