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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

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More than 3,000 new military recruits began training Monday as the Congolese army steps up its fight against the M23 rebels that it alleges are backed by neighboring Rwanda.
Published 3 months ago · Rwanda

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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

GOMA, Congo (AP) — More than 3,000 new military recruits began training Monday as the Congolese army steps up its fight against the M23 rebels that it alleges are backed

3 months ago·United States
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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

Congo's military says some 3,000 people have stepped forward to join the military's fight against M23 rebels in the country's east

3 months ago·United States
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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

Congo’s military says some 3,000 people have stepped forward to join the military’s fight against M23 rebels in the country’s east

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

By JUSTIN KABUMBA Associated PressGOMA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s military says some 3,000 people have stepped forward to join the military’s fight against M23 rebels in the country’s east. Tensions have mounted as the M23 rebels have advanced in recent weeks, seizing several key towns including Kiwanja. Congo’s government has blamed Rwanda and expelled the Rwandan ambassador about a week ago. Representatives from the two countries met over the weeke…

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

GOMA, Congo (AP) — More than 3,000 new military recruits began training Monday as the Congolese army steps up its fight against the M23 rebels that it alleges are backed by neighboring Rwanda.The Rwandan government, which has repeatedly denied supporting M23, meanwhile said that a Congolese fighter plane had “violated Rwandan airspace” by landing briefly at Rubavu airport.“No military action was taken by Rwanda in response, and the jet returned …

3 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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Congo trains 3,000 new army recruits amid Rwanda tensions

More than 3,000 new military recruits began training Monday as the Congolese army steps up its fight against the M23 rebels that it alleges are backed by neighboring Rwanda.The Rwandan government, which has repeatedly denied supporting M23, meanwhile said that a Congolese fighter plane had “violated Rwandan airspace” by landing briefly at Rubavu airport.“No military action was taken by Rwanda in response, and the jet returned to the DRC,” the Rw…

3 months ago·Orlando, United States
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