Italy to send financial aid to Central African Republic

(AGI) Florence, July 14 - Italy will establish a trust fund onTuesday for the Central African Republic, said Italy's DeputyForeign Minister Lapo Pistelli at a meeting of European UnionCooperation and Development ministers in Florence. "There is alevel 3 emergency in the Central African Republic, the highestenvisaged by the EU, at the same level as Syria," saidPistelli. Italy has contributed over 2.5 million euros, but asolution far off, he said. . .

(AGI) Florence, July 14 - Italy will establish a trust fund onTuesday for the Central African Republic, said Italy's DeputyForeign Minister Lapo Pistelli at a meeting of European UnionCooperation and Development ministers in Florence. "There is alevel 3 emergency in the Central African Republic, the highestenvisaged by the EU, at the same level as Syria," saidPistelli. Italy has contributed over 2.5 million euros, but asolution far off, he said. . .