Meanwhile, RCD rebels said on Saturday they have received a formal invitation to the OAU summit in Burkina Faso later this week. RCD leader Ernest Wamba dia Wamba told Reuters he would personally head the rebel delegation to the Ouagadougou meeting on 17-18 December. Burkina Faso’s Foreign Minister Ablasse Ouedraogo said the collapse of the Lusaka summit would not affect the OAU talks as the two meetings “were not linked”.
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