Security Council briefed on peace talks between DRC and M23 rebels

Listen /

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.

Duration:  2’27″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

October 2014
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031