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Kinshasa, DR Congo: Breakfast meeting between the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC and Head of MONUSCO, Maman S. Sidikou and the national and foreign press on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Grand Hotel of Kinshasa. Photo MONUSCO /Michael Ali
 
 
 
Ministerial meeting of signatory states and guarantors of the PSCF for the DR Congo

Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Representatives of signatory states of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Region met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 28 January 2016, in the margins of the 28th Ordinary Session of the African Union Executive Council.
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Beni: MONUSCO finances the reconstruction of Eringeti hospital

Beni, on 28 January 2016 – MONUSCO Quick Impact Projects (Quips) delegation travelled to Eringeti hospital, in the territory of Beni, to assess the progress made on the reconstruction of the hospital and ensure that the population of Eringeti will soon be able to visit their hospital. 

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Beni: Official launch of the rehabilitation and asphalting work on the airport runway

Beni - 27 January 2016, MONUSCO launched rehabilitation and asphalting work on the Beni airport runway “Mavivi” in a ceremony attended by the mayor of Beni, Nyonyi Bwanakawa. The rehabilitation work on the Beni airport will facilitate the ongoing military operations in Beni. This airport is gradually being used for the tactical operations of MONUSCO Intervention Brigade, with the 3000 peacekeepers deployed.

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‘Very real risk of violence’ looms over DR Congo elections, senior UN official warns

14 January 2016 – The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces “very real risks of unrest and violence” over elections later this year while confronting a “significant deterioration” of security in its war-torn eastern provinces, the top United Nations official in the country warned today.
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Press Statement of MONUSCO Regarding Operations Against Armed Groups in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, 2nd February 2016 - In response to press queries about the resumption of military cooperation between MONUSCO and the FARDC, the Mission would like to provide the following clarifications:

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has sovereign and primary responsibility for the protection of its citizens.  MONUSCO stands ready to support the Government in these efforts, in line with its mandate to protect civilians. In this regard, MONUSCO welcomes the Government’s acceptance of the Mission’s proposal to resume coordinated offensive operations, which resulted in an agreed arrangement for military cooperation on 28 January 2016.

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