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UN Brigade Makes Mark on DRC Conflicti
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November 12, 2013 10:54 PM
Last week, the Congolese army, with the help of United Nations peacekeepers, crushed a rebel group that had terrorized the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for 20 months. Support from a specially created U.N. “intervention brigade” helped change the military dynamic and push rebels into peace talks they had resisted. VOA's United Nations correspondent Margaret Besheer has more.

UN Brigade Makes Mark on DRC Conflict

Published November 12, 2013

Last week, the Congolese army, with the help of United Nations peacekeepers, crushed a rebel group that had terrorized the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for 20 months. Support from a specially created U.N. “intervention brigade” helped change the military dynamic and push rebels into peace talks they had resisted. VOA's United Nations correspondent Margaret Besheer has more.


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