Friday, January 4, 2013

Peace Talks Between The DR Congo Government And Rebels Are On The Verge Of Breaking Down

M23 Rebels Threaten To Quit DR Congo Talks Over Ceasefire -- BBC

The M23 rebel group has threatened to pull out of peace talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo government unless President Joseph Kabila signs a ceasefire agreement.

Talks are due to start in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, on Friday.

A DRC government spokesman told the Reuters news agency it rejected a rebel demand he described as "pointless".

A first attempt to negotiate an end to the nine-month rebellion in the east of the country failed last month.

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More News On the Conflict In Eastern DR Congo

DRC, M23 Peace Talks to Resume in Uganda Friday
-- Voice of America
Congo rebels demand government sign ceasefire for talks -- Reuters
Congo-Kinshasa: M23 Rebels Set Terms for Resumption of Talks --
DRC peace mission dispels rebel rumors -- UPI
U.S. Treasury Places Sanctions on Armed Groups in Congo
-- Wall Street Journal
2 DRC militant groups subject to sanctions -- UPI
US targets armed groups operating in DR Congo -- Global Times
Rwandan rebels linked to DRC violence -- UPI
Uganda's hidden role in Congo's conflict -- Deutsche Welle

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