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DR of Congo: Annan pledges UN support in wake of volcano eruption

Responding to a devastating volcano eruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today dispatched a senior official to the region and pledged the world body's full support in coping with the disaster.

Security Council members welcome progress in DR of Congo peace process

Members of the Security Council today welcomed the progress in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) peace process and called on the parties to "redouble" their efforts to move the effort forward.

Security Council backs focus of southern African summit on conflict in DR of Congo

Members of the Security Council today voiced their backing for an upcoming summit of southern African leaders and their efforts to end the ongoing fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).