You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com.

The Boston Globe

World

Congo and M23 rebels negotiate in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda — Congolese officials held talks Sunday with representatives of M23, the rebel group that last week took control of the eastern Congo city of Goma, according to Ugandan officials.

The Ugandan defense minister, Crispus Kiyonga, said he is mediating discussions to help both sides reach a settlement that would end a violent rebellion that has involved Uganda and Rwanda, which both face charges of backing the rebels.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week