Security Council to Discuss Eastern DRC as Fighting Continues

The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss the situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Monday, after fighting between rebels and soldiers continued there for a third day.

DRC Information Minister Lambert Mende told VOA that troops have regained control in the town of Kiwanja and the M23 rebel stronghold of Rutshuru in North Kivu province near the border with Rwanda.

The fighting began Friday less than a week after peace talks between the government and the M23 broke down after …