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2005-06-27 11:52:39

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo and theUnited Nations peacekeeping mission in the vast African nationare "preserving" foreign fighters who want to attack Uganda,its President Yoweri Museveni has said. Museveni wrote a letter, seen by Reuters in Kinshasa onMonday, to Congo's President Joseph Kabila last weekcomplaining about the presence of Ugandan and Rwandanguerrillas in eastern Congo and the lack of disarmament ofmilitia fighters. He warned that Uganda...


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grass-comber
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