Congo spurns U.N. support for campaign against Rwandan rebels

February 15, 2015 1:25 PM

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has spurned a United Nations offer of support for a military campaign against Rwandan Hutu rebels inside the country, and criticized international interference in its affairs.

U.N. peacekeepers were due to support an operation against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) but suspended cooperation last week because two Congolese generals tapped to lead the campaign are accused of human rights abuses.

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