“The investigation is ongoing, we have no comment to make” , said a spokesman for the ministry.
French judicial source is specified that the prosecutor has taken this decision after learning of a UN report on the issue in July. The report content was revealed Wednesday by the British newspaper The Guardian.
“The investigation is made of sexual abuse of minors , has-been told to Reuters. The investigation is ongoing with requests for assistance to the international “.
Paris promises sanctions ” farms “ if it was out
“The strongest sanctions” will be delivered to the French soldiers if sexual abuse suspicions about a dozen children in CAR between December 2013 and June 2014 are confirmed, said Wednesday the French Ministry of Defence.
In a statement, he said that “the Minister of Defense has taken and will take all necessary measures to enable the establishment of the truth . If the facts were proven, it will ensure that the strongest possible sanctions be imposed against officials which would be an intolerable infringement of the soldier values ”.