DRC, CAR crises under debate at 'Great Lakes' summit

2017-10-19 06:11
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Brazzaville- The crises in Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Burundi and South Sudan are expected to come under the microscope at a 12-nation summit in Brazzaville on on Thursday, officials say.

The summit will gather heads of state or government from Angola, Burundi, CAR, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Security officials, military chiefs and foreign ministers held ground-clearing meetings on Sunday and Monday in the Republic of Congo's capital.

The group is called the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), which last met at summit level in June 2016.

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