2 March 2013

Southern Africa: SADC Concerned About Situation in Eastern Region of DR Congo

Maputo — The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) voiced great concern over the instability in the eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The fact was expressed by its deputy executive secretary João Caholo while speaking to the press, on the meeting of the Council of Minister, set for March 08-09, in Mozambique.

The official added that in political matters the situation of instability in the DRC concerns the sub-region, in addition to the conclusion of the political processes in Zimbabwe and Madagascar.

With regard to the two last countries, SADC executive secretary said everything in under control and going well.

As for the situation in Congo, he said an accord was already signed among SADC, United Nations, the African Union and the international conference of the Great Lakes that foresees the intervention in this country.

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