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DRC Asks US to Name New Envoy to Great Lakes Region

Lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have called on the U.S. to name a new envoy to the Great Lakes region, to replace the retired Russ Feingold. In a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, they said the envoy is needed to counter renewed insecurity in the region. Ten Congolese parliament members from opposition parties and the ruling coalition signed the letter to Obama, which was made public this week. In it, they ask Obama to again place Africa's Great Lakes region high...

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