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French Police Train Kyrgyz Security Forces


Bishkek, 20 June 2005 (RFE/RL) -- France's paramilitary riot police, the CRS, held a training session for Kyrgyz police today in Bishkek, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reported.

The CRS -- the Compagnies Republicaines de Securite -- are known for their tough approach to quelling public disorder in France.

The training program is funded by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

(Reuters)
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