UN Envoy Says There is a "Fresh Chance" to Tackle Violence in DRC

Former Irish President Mary Robinson believes the cause of the violence can be addressed


UNITED NATIONS, May 7 (UPI) — There's a "fresh chance" to resolve underlying issues behind a cycle of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a U.N. envoy said.

Former Irish President Mary Robinson, acting as a U.N. envoy for the Great Lakes region in Africa, told the U.N. Security Council there was a chance for renewed opportunity in DRC.