The UK and French foreign affairs ministers called for urgent international action to prevent a humanitarian disaster in the D R CONGO. Speaking after spending two days in the region alongside his french counterpart Mr Bernard Kouchner, Mr Milliband said "NO EXCUSES FOR TURNING AWAY".
This all come about after fighting intesified in the last month in the province of Nord Kivu, especially in the town of Goma where thousands of people are said to have fled their homes in order to escape the war. The CNDP are claiming to have taken control of the town. The new prime minister, Mr Adolph Muzito said his new government priority is to find a solution to put to an end the war either military or diplomatically with the latter being his favoured options. The Rwandan government accused of supporting the CNDP, Sent their foreign affairs minister to kinshasa where he held several meetings with top congolese officials including the President.