France, Belgium cast doubt on DR Congo election result

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders also cast doubt on the election result, saying his country would use its temporary seat on the UN Security Council to seek clarification about Tshisekedi surprise victory.

~ Al Jazeera

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