Congo wants U.N. tasked with hunting eastern rebels




 
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Congo wants U.N. tasked with hunting eastern rebels
 
July 28th, 2012  
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Congo wants U.N. tasked with hunting eastern rebels
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday it wanted the mandate of U.N. peacekeepers strengthened so they could help to eliminate rebel groups in its lawless east, as called for by regional leaders seeking to end the nation's cycles of conflict. The statement came after Britain joined the United States and the Netherlands as donors that have cut or suspended aid to Rwanda after a U.N. report said Kigali was backing rebels in fighting that has displaced 470,000 since April. Rwanda has rejected the report, saying donors were acting on "flimsy evidence". ...




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