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UN, Congolese Troops Preparing to Launch Anti-FDLR Operations

United Nations peacekeepers and the Congolese military are preparing to launch operations against the Rwandan Hutu rebel group, the FDLR, based in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. On Wednesday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke by telephone with DRC President Joseph Kabila. Ban’s spokesman said the secretary-general reiterated that the FDLR has failed to deliver on its promise to disarm by a January 2 deadline and called for “decisive action” against the group.  Ban...

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