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Change of Tune in Goma DRC as M23 Surrenders Major Territory of Congo

M23 rebels in the eastern side of the Democratic Republic Congo promised to retreat from a strategic position even as they conquered territories elsewhere, throwing confusion over the future direction of a year-long conflict. The armed group has taken over swaths of territory in North Kivu province in recent months and advanced towards its capital, Goma. The Rumangabo military base, captured in November, was handed over to EACRF troops Wednesday last week.

Under heavy international pressure to cease fighting, on December 23rd, the M23 armed group delivered the strategic town of Kibumba to a regional military force, calling the move a “goodwill gesture done in the name of peace”.

While assuming control over the essential army base, the EACRF Delegate Power Administrator emphasized the requirement for all gatherings to the contention to embrace the truce as illustrated in the Luanda dispatch of November 23rd 2022, and the ensuing considerations settled upon from the Nairobi cycle.

And, after its all said and done, the Congolese republic has been careful about the plans by the M23, naming the moves as vital.Conflicts between the M23, Congolese soldiers and adversary volunteer armies have kept, battling has been progressing in the Bwiza area of North Kivu's Rutshuru domain over the most recent couple of weeks.

Battling between the m23 and contradicting furnished bunches broke out in the Tongo area of North Kivu's Rutshuru region in late December. M23 representative Willy Ngoma denounced the Congolese armed force and unified local army gatherings of inciting the battling.

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