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Latest update : 2008-01-03

DRC's army has a green light to forciby disarm soldiers loyal to renegade General Laurent Nkunda, President Joseph Kabila said on Wednesday, but he declined to say when the offensive would begin.

GOMA, Congo, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of
Congo's army has a green light to forciby disarm soldiers loyal
to renegade General Laurent Nkunda, President Joseph Kabila said
on Wednesday, but he declined to say when the offensive would
begin.

"I won't give you the date for these operations to start but
the army has already been given its mission to disarm these
people," he told a news conference in the eastern town of Goma.

 

Date created : 2008-01-03

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