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‘He can until the end of 2017 continue to work with agreement in principle Congo’

‘He can until the end of 2017 continue to work with agreement in principle Congo’

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And opponents of the Congolese president Joseph Kabila have reached an agreement in principle that a way out must offer out of the deadlock over the tenure of the president, whose term this week is over.

According to opposition leaders, it provides the agreement that Kabila until the end of 2017 remains in power. In return, see Kabila of an amendment to the constitution that for him a third term would allow.

In the meantime, Congo-a government with a representative of the opposition as prime minister. Opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi to monitor the implementation of the agreement.

A government spokesman did not want to click the message to respond.

The tenure of Kabila led this week to fierce demonstrations. Human rights organizations reported that in the capital, Kinshasa 26 demonstrators by security forces of Kabila were shot.

The mandate of Kabila ran Monday. According to the government, could be due to financial and logistical problems, no presidential elections can be organized.

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