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Rebel leader vows to continue fighting

The leader of a DRC rebel faction, Jean-Pierre Bemba, said today (Tuesday) that his forces would continue fighting despite a tentative ceasefire agreement reached in Paris at the weekend. Bemba, leader of the northern Equateur province based Mouvement de liberation congolais, told Reuters he was fighting for the total liberation of the country.

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