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Annan Urges U.N. Peacekeeping in Congo

Congo has made encouraging progress in preparing for elections set for next year, but there still are not enough peacekeepers on the ground to secure the vote properly, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a report Monday. Annan repeated his call — made in a similar report a month ago — that the U.N. Security Council add some 2,500 peacekeepers to its current 16,700-strong force to secure the volatile Katanga region for the election. Full Story

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