Timely elections "pivotal moment" for DR Congo, says UN envoy

Martin Kobbler. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Holding timely elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be a pivotal moment in the history of the country.

That's what the head of the UN Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO) told the Security Council during a briefing on Thursday.

Martin Kobbler welcomed the publication in January of the global calendar for presidential and legislative elections scheduled for November 2016.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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