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Uganda to remove its army from Congo, soon
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Friday, 11 April 2003
Uganda has promised to remove its army from the Democratic Republic of Congo by the end of the month. President Yoweri Museveni said his forces had no reason to stay if Rwanda promised it had no troops in the country. He was speaking at a meeting of five regional presidents in South Africa, designed to avert a fresh outbreak of the hostilities which have so far claimed more than three million lives. But a new challenge to the Congo peace deal signed earlier this month came when rebel leaders declared Mondays swearing in of Joseph Kabila as transitional president invalid.
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