Central African Republic, 14 Armed Groups Reach Peace Deal

Rebel militia in the Central African Republic northern countryside, 2007. CREDIT: hdptcar

(From UPI)

The Central African Republic government and 14 armed rebel groups reached a peace deal, after their first direct dialogue, both sides announced Saturday. . . .

Firmin Ngrebad, the head of the Central African government’s delegation, said the agreement will enable “the people of the Central African Republic to embark on the path of reconciliation, concord and development” and his government will respond to the concerns “of the brothers who took up arms.”

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