Maintenance. We are currently updating the site. Please check back shortly
Members login
  • TrustLaw
  • Members Portal
Subscribe Donate

Congo rebels say will leave Goma if Kabila agrees to demands

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:38 GMT
Author: Reuters
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Email Print
Leave us a comment

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The political chief of the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday his forces would withdraw from the eastern city of Goma if President Joseph Kabila agreed to M23 demands.

"The withdrawal, yes. If Kabila agrees to our demands then we'll go quickly," Jean-Marie Runiga told reporters in a hotel in Goma, which M23 rebels captured last week.

Runiga demanded Kabila agree to national negotiations, the release of political prisoners and the dissolution of an electoral commission.

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
Most Popular
LATEST SLIDESHOW

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
FEATURED JOBS
Featured jobs