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Security Council, Annan say Inter-Congolese dialogue vital to lasting peace

The United Nations Security Council today said that the Inter-Congolese dialogue commencing in Sun City, South Africa, was "an essential element to achieving lasting peace" in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Annan recommends increasing number of UN troops, police in DR of Congo

Noting difficulties in the eastward deployment of the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended that the Security Council consider increasing the overall number of UN troops and police in the country.

DR of Congo: Security Council urges parties to participate constructively in talks

Members of the United Nations Security Council today voiced their backing for an upcoming meeting of the parties to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), urging all concerned to participate constructively in the talks.

Top UN peacekeeping official to travel to Great Lakes region

The United Nations’s senior peacekeeping official will travel to the Great Lakes region of Africa next week for a series of meetings aimed at advancing the peace process in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN spokesperson announced today.