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Peace talks on Angola and Namibia resumed in Brazzaville, Congo, but bogged down in debate over South African reports of a new Cuban military buildup in Angola. Negotiators from South Africa, Angola and Cuba, with the United States acting as mediator, are seeking agreement on a timetable for the withdrawal of Cuban troops from Angola, where they are helping the Angolan government against rebels led by Jonas Savimbi. An Angolan negotiator dismissed reports of a Cuban troop buildup as fantasies based on press, not intelligence, reports.


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