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Zairian Rebels Vow to Topple Dictator Mobutu Sese Seko Unless He Resigns

HeadlineMay 09, 1997

This news from Lubumbashi, Zaire: Zairian rebels rejected today as absolute nonsense transition steps proposed by a summit of Central African leaders yesterday, and vowed to topple dictator Mobutu Sese Seko unless he resigned. The rebels also said a second meeting on May 14 between Kabila and Mobutu would be aboard a South African Navy ship, the scene of their first meeting last Sunday.

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