Leaders tell DR Congo Rebels to 'Stop War'

Publisher:
Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
24 November 2012
Tags:
Congo-Kinshasa, Conflict, Peace and Security

Regional leaders have called on Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group M23 to end hostilities and leave a key eastern town they seized in a rampant advance that has sparked fears of a wider conflict.

The meeting of east African heads of state went forward without a key player - Rwandan President Paul Kagame, whose country the United Nations accuses of backing the rebels - and wrapped up after less than an hour.