Britain says EU could send troops to Congo (AP)

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, second from left in foreground, visits the Kibati refugee camp, north of Goma, in eastern Congo, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. Foreign envoys were converging on Congo Saturday as pressure mounted for a regional summit to secure an end the country's worst violence in years. Britain's Africa minister said the U.K. could send troops if a fragile cease-fire between rebel fighters and the army fails. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)AP – The European Union could send troops to Congo if a fragile cease-fire between rebel fighters and the army fails, the British minister for African affairs said Saturday as rebels forced tens of thousands of people from makeshift refugee camps in the insurgent-held zone.

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