From All Africa
The Congo government and the M23 rebels must hold talks if the conflict in Eastern DRC is to be concluded, regional leaders have said.
The call was part of the resolutions arrived at by the regional heads of state as they concluded their one day meeting, called by President Museveni, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region(IGCLR) aimed at finding a solution to the new wave of fighting that broke out in Congo.
The meeting was attended by the Presidents of Rwanda, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and the host -Uganda, including representatives from Kenya and Sudan. The meeting was attended by the UN Special representative to the Great Lakes region Mary Robnison and the chairperson of the African Union Commission-Delamni Zuma.
The meeting of the heads of State took place on the heels of another extra-ordinary meeting of regional ministers of defense and Foreign Affairs also aimed at resolving the conflict in the Congo, also taking place at the Common Wealth Resort Munyonyi.
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