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Tanzanian Leader: We're Ready to Fight Rebels in Eastern DRC

Tanzania is ready to take on Rwandan Hutu rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Jakaya Kikwete said, suggesting a joint offensive with U.N.-backed, South African forces is imminent. The U.N. mission in Congo said government troops and peacekeepers were intensifying deployments toward rebel positions, but insurgents were also mobilizing and mixing with civilians, raising the risk of their being used as human shields. Congo's army and a 3,000-strong South African,...

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