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Angola has said it will send troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo, say agencies, as U.N. officials claim that Congolese soldiers have raped women, looted villages and ransacked homes in the wartorn region.

Georges Chicoty, Angola's deputy foreign minister, announced on national radio Tuesday that Angolan forces would be mobilized for action in Congo, The Associated Press reported.

The forces would be overseen by the European Union and the Southern African Development Community, the agency reported the minister as saying. Read full article »

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