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UN envoy discusses power-sharing agreement on DR of Congo

UN envoy discusses power-sharing agreement on DR of Congo

The Movement for the Liberation of the Congo (MLC) would accept, with certain conditions, a new power-sharing agreement for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Secretary General’s Special Envoy to the country said today in Pretoria, South Africa, where he is holding informal consultations with various DRC parties on an acceptable transitional arrangement.

The formula announced by Mustapha Niasse involves having one president and four vice presidents for the DRC.

The envoy told journalists that he would be holding follow-up meetings with the MLC, as well as the Congolese Rally for Democracy-Goma and the DRC Government later this week.

In the meantime, starting tomorrow, Mr. Niasse plans to meet in separate sessions with other Congolese groups, including the Maï- Maï, the RCD National, the RCD-Kisangani/Liberation Movement and representatives of civil society and the unarmed political opposition.