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DR of Congo: UN mission chief, rebels discuss deployment of peacekeepers

The head of the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) met today with rebel leaders to discuss the deployment of UN troops to a part of the country under their control.

DR of Congo: Zimbabwe set to comply with Security Council decisions, UN says

The Government of Zimbabwe has reaffirmed its willingness to comply with United Nations Security Council resolutions on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the head of the DRC peacekeeping mission said today.

DR of Congo: more than 1,600 Rwandan fighters undergo disarmament screening

More than 1,600 former Rwandan fighters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been screened as part of the disarmament process, the United Nations Organization Mission in the DRC (MONUC) said today.

DR of Congo: exploitation of natural resources continues 'unabated,' UN panel reports

Reporting that numerous individuals and institutions continue to get rich by exploiting the natural resources in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a group of United Nations experts has recommended imposing a moratorium on the purchase and import of certain precious commodities from that country.

DR of Congo: UN mission screens Rwandan FDLR troops in Kamina

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has begun verifying the number and status of troops from the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) assembled at a base in Kamina, in the Congo's southeastern Katanga province.

DR of Congo: Security Council’s 9 November action ‘a roadmap’– UN mission

The head of the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) today said the resolution adopted by the Security Council on 9 November provides the UN operation with a roadmap that will guide its actions in the coming months.

Security Council approves deployment of UN troops to eastern DR of Congo

As it stressed again the importance of the demilitarization of Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to the country's overall peace process, the United Nations Security Council has supported the deployment of UN troops towards the eastern parts of the territory.

Fighting in eastern DR of Congo 'must stop,' Annan tells Security Council

As the Security Council met today on ways of moving the peace process forward in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Secretary-General Kofi Annan told the 15-member body that the armed clashes in the eastern part of the country must end if the conflict-ridden nation - and the region as a whole - was to have a chance at reconciliation.

Great Lakes: UN mission chief in DR of Congo salutes Rwanda/Uganda meeting

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today saluted the meeting held on Tuesday in London between Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.