Congo government keen to sign peace deal; rebels cool

Report
from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 11 Mar 2013 View Original
  • March 15 signing said to be possible

  • Rebel leader says not seen document, more talks needed

  • Deal is reworking of 2009 agreement, government says

By Jonny Hogg

KINSHASA, March 11 (Reuters) - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Monday it hoped to sign a peace deal with eastern rebels on March 15, but a rebel leader said more talks were needed.

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