Security Council briefed on peace talks between DRC and M23 rebels

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A pair of shoes left behind by defeated M23 rebels on Three Towers Hill near Kibati on the 30th of August 2013. © MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti

The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is disappointed that peace talks between the government and the rebel M23 movement concluded without an agreement.

In a briefing to the Security Council on Monday, Martin Kobler, head of the UN mission in the country (MONUSCO), said UN and other envoys had tried to instil "a sense of urgency" in the negotiating parties.

Dianne Penn reports.

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