Congo rebels exit Goma at last, then call for talks

Posted: December 2, 2012 at 3:51 a.m.

M23 rebels withdraw from the eastern Congo town of Goma on Saturday. The rebels have requested government talks.

Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda completed their retreat from Congo’s eastern provincial capital Saturday, less than two weeks after taking control of the strategic city, a military official said.

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