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Regional Leaders Meet to End Central African Republic Unrest
Bloomberg, 10 January 2013
Talks to end the month-old rebellion in the Central African Republic are scheduled to resume today with a meeting of regional heads of government in the Gabonese capital, Libreville.
Basile Ikouebe, foreign minister of the Congo Republic, opened negotiations yesterday between the government of the Central African Republic and rebels. The insurgents, who accuse President Francois Bozize of failing to honor the terms of a 2008 peace deal, have been moving toward Bangui since starting an offensive on Dec. 10.