December 7, 2022
Africa

M23 rebels say Rwanda-DR Congo ceasefire deal does not affect them

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/ Shows / Eye on Africa Issued on: 24/11/2022 – 22:35Modified: 24/11/2022 – 22:40

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EYE ON AFRICA © FRANCE 24 Demonstrators march in eastern DR Congo, a day after regional leaders agreed a deal to end months of attacks by rebels. Protesters say the agreement does not address Rwanda’s alleged backing of the M23 rebels. Meanwhile, the rebels themselves are saying the deal does not concern them.

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