Congo tops agenda of special UNSC session

US expresses deep concern on reports of resumed external support to rebel group M23, active in the DR Congo.

Last Modified: 26 Jul 2013 02:49
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Rwanda has been accused of backing M23 rebels in neighbouring the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) once again.

US Secretary of State John Kerry himself chaired a special session of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to discuss the issue, expressing deep concern on recent reports of resumed external support to M23, a rebel group active in the DRC.

Although he did not give any names, reports in question by Human Rights Watch and a UN panel of experts point to DRC’s neighbour Rwanda.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the UN.


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