Archbishop of Bangui Nzapalainga, and Imam Layama
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CAR crisis: Religious leaders seek international support

27 January 2014 Last updated at 17:52 GMT

Two of the most prominent religious leaders in the Central African Republic have teamed up to seek international commitments to peace and security in the country.

The archbishop of Bangui and the head of the CAR's Islamic community were in London as part of their European tour seeking international support to end the crisis.

The Central African Republic has been in turmoil since rebels seized power in March 2013. The UN has warned that the country is heading toward a humanitarian disaster.

Focus on Africa's Sara Mojteheadzaday met Archbishop Monseigneur Dieudonnay Nzapalainga and Imam Omar Kabine Layama in our London studio.... She started by asking the archbishop why he had embarked on this European tour.

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