Ward in Congo: U.S. military will continue supporting security assistance activities
Photo Credit: Kenneth Fidler
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ambassador Alan Doss, the special representative to the UN Secretary General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (right), talks to General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, outside the headquarters of the United Nations Organization Mission to the DRC, or MONUC, in Kinshasa April 24, 2009. During his visit to the Congo, Ward discussed potential security cooperation activities with officials at the U.S. Embassy and the DRC Ministry of Defense and met with Congolese soldiers at a training school. MONUC is the largest UN peacekeeping force worldwide, with some 17,000 troops from 50 nations participating.
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