UN: Central African Republic 'descending into chaos'
26 November 2013 Last updated at 09:26 GMT
The UN deputy secretary-general has said that a peacekeeping operation will be needed in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Jan Eliasson urged the Security Council and the international community to support the African Union-led peace operation.
The Central African Republic has been in a state of chaos since rebels seized power in March, ousting President Francois Bozize.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that the "use of child soldiers is rising sexual violence is growing" in the nation.