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NATO Will Send Troops to Macedonia

Wednesday, 26 September 2001 12:00 AM

The mission, dubbed "Operation Amber Fox," will be led by Germany and involve less than 3,500 troops, he said.

NATO's political arm, the North Atlantic Council, approved an operational plan for Amber Fox early Wednesday during an informal meeting of NATO defense ministers.

The exact size of the Amber Fox force and the length of its mission was still being determined.

A sporadic civil war between Macedonia's democratically elected Serb government and ethnic Albanians is threatening the country. On NATO Tuesday completed a 30-day mission to collect more than 3,300 weapons from rebel forces.

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