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Rwandan President Suggests Troops May Have Entered Congo


Rwanda's President says his troops will deal with rebels based in Congo and suggested Rwandan forces have already entered the neighboring country.

Rwandan officials have refused to confirm reports that troops have entered Congo to fight rebels accused of launching cross-border attacks.

But President Paul Kagame said Tuesday that United Nations and Congolese forces have not done enough to disarm the Rwandan Hutu rebels and his forces might now be dealing with them.

Yesterday, Democratic Republic of Congo said will send up to 10,000 troops to reinforce its eastern border to help contain what it called Rwandan "aggression."

Rwandan troops have entered Congo twice in recent years to attack Hutu rebels blamed for taking part in Rwanda's 1994 genocide.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.

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