Sep 21

DRC wants faster UN troop withdrawal

Democratic Republic of Congo President Félix Tshisekedi has called for a speedier withdrawal of the UN force in his country to begin this year. He told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that he had instructed his government to begin talks with the UN to bring forward “the start of this progressive withdrawal from December 2024 to December 2023”. According to the BBC, Tshisekedi said Monusco had failed to bring peace to the country despite being there for about 25 years.