"M23 has demonstrated an unconscionable disregard for human life and Congo's territorial integrity and seems determined to sink Central Africa in another deadly, devastating war that could set the region back a generation," said Sen. Chris Coons, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs
"The actions of M23 rebels, as well as those who aid and abet the M23, are deplorable and must be stopped immediately," he said.
Callimachi contributed to this report from Dakar, Senegal. Associated Press photographer Jerome Delay contributed from Sake and Goma, Congo.
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