U.N. says delayed Congo peace deal due to be signed Feb. 24

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from Reuters - AlertNet
Published on 16 Feb 2013 View Original

Source: Reuters // Reuters

  • African leaders failed to sign the deal last month

  • Deal due to be signed in Ethiopia's capital

  • Congolese army facing insurgency by M23 rebels

By Michelle Nichols

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A delayed U.N.-mediated peace deal aimed at ending two decades of conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is due to be signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Feb. 24, the United Nations said on Saturday.

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