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Rwanda: Congo No Longer Supports Rebels

President Paul Kagame said Monday the government of neighboring Congo is no longer supporting Rwandan rebels who fled to Congo’s lawless east after the 1994 genocide that killed more than a half-million people in Rwanda. Monday’s statement will ease years of tension. Rwanda sent thousands of troops into Congo twice, in 1996 and 1998, to try to crush the insurgents. The Rwandan rebels based in eastern Congo include members of Rwanda’s former army and extremist Hutu militias, known as the Interahamwe, who led the 100-day genocide of more than a half-million people in Rwanda. Full Story

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