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Kinshasa calls on armed Chinese drones and Foreign Legion vet to take on M23 rebels

CASC Rainbow CH-4, an unmanned aerial vehicle in Zhuhai, China, 8 November 2022.
CASC Rainbow CH-4, an unmanned aerial vehicle in Zhuhai, China, 8 November 2022. © Miyuki Yoshioka/Yomiuri/The Yomiuri Shimbun via AFP
The Congolese army is struggling to contain the M23 rebel group. In seeking to reverse the balance of power, Kinshasa has bought military drones from China and hired private Romanian soldiers operating under the command of a French Foreign Legion veteran. [...]
Published on 21.02.2023 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes Pierre-Elie de Rohan Chabot, Olivier Liffran, Joan TILOUINE

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