M23 rebels vow not to attack UN in DR Congo

UN Security Council creates new unit to enforce peace and fight rebels in war-torn African state.

    The political leader of M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo has vowed that his fighters would not attack United Nations soldiers in the country.

    The UN Security Council recently decided to create a new unit in the war-torn country to enforce peace and neutralise rebel groups.

    But Bertrand Bisimwa, the M23 rebel leader, told reporters a political solution is needed to achieve a more lasting peace. 

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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