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Kabila launches pre-summit drive for support

Kabila has launched a diplomatic drive to gain support ahead of the OAU meeting. Yesterday, he held talks with Zambian President Frederick Chiluba and then arrived in Nairobi and met Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi. Chiluba has been mandated by SADC states to mediate in the DRC conflict which has drawn in troops from seven other African states. Last month, Moi called for the immediate withdrawal of “uninvited foreign troops” from former Zaire. No details of the talks were made available.

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