UN to deploy over 3000 more troops to Congo

Friday, November 21, 2008
The United Nations Security Council has announced that it intends to send up to 3,085 more peacekeeping troops to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, despite a commitment from rebel forces to reduce their fighting.The UN stated that the troops will be deployed immediately, and kept in the Congo for at least the rest of 2008.Depending on the security situation in the country, the troops may be kept in the country past the end of this year.
Source: http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/UN_to_deploy_over_3000_more_troops_to_Congo