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Can UN bring peace to DR Congo?

The Democratic Republic of Congo's wars have cost five million lives over the past dozen years. In eastern Congo heavily armed rebel groups - including Hutu militants responsible for the Rwandan genocide 15 years ago - have yet to give up their weapons.

As part of the BBC's Hardtalk On The Road series Stephen Sackur journeyed to the remote forests around Pinga to assess the chances of the United Nations helping to bring peace.

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