SEPTEMBER 17, 2010: Army Dismisses Rebel Call for Fresh Talks

Army Dismisses Rebel Call for Fresh Talks

SOURCE: New Vision

Kampala — The army says calls by the Lords Resistance Army rebels to the UN to initiate fresh peace talks with the government is diversionary and intended to buy time.

UPDF 4th Division Intelligence Officer, Major Victor Opira says peace talks between the government and the LRA were concluded and what is remaining is for the LRA leader, Joseph Kony to sign the final peace agreement document.

He says government is aware that the LRA is not serious and has always wanted to seek for survival means. Opira also revealed that the strength and capacity of the LRA have greatly been reduced and weakened in the recent operations against the LRA.

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