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Nations sign UN peace deal for Congo

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eleven African countries signed a United Nations-drafted peace deal on Sunday to stabilize the Democratic Republic of Congo, where rebels allegedly backed by neighboring countries last year threatened to oust the government.

Opening the agreement-signing meeting at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said peace, security, and cooperation framework for Congo would bring stability to central Africa.

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