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UN Security Council concerned about the escalating violence in eastern DRC [SOUND]

# The United Nations Security Council has expressed concern about the escalating violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Clashes have intensified recently between the M23 rebels and the country’s army. The M23 is one of dozens of armed groups that have long plagued the country’s mineral-rich east, battling for control of land there. Guyana ambassador, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, says council members have reiterated their full support for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the DRC:

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