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Democratic Republic of Congo Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda signs... News PhotoDiplomacy,Document,Foreign Minister,Horizontal,Kampala,Politics,Press Conference,UgandaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPDemocratic Republic of Congo Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda (R) signs documents on February 6, 2013 before a press conference in Kampala. The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and M23 rebels holding peace talks in Kampala on February 6 finalized a review of an earlier failed peace agreement, the first of four stages toward reaching a peace deal. M23 rebels were persuaded to withdraw from the key eastern city of Goma after a 12-day occupation, they still control large areas of territory just outside the strategic mining hub. The negotiations are the latest in several bids to end a long-running conflict that has forced hundreds of thousands of people in eastern DR Congo from their homes. AFP PHOTO/ ISAAC KASAMANI (Photo credit should read ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)