"We have started to deploy outside of Bangui," Jarron said. "The
French forces pre-positioned in Cameroon have crossed the border and
have started reconnaissance missions in the east."
"We have also started the first missions from Bangui towards the
north of the country," he said, adding that the French contingent
had now reached its full strength of 1,200 troops.
(Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; writing by John Irish;
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