France sends troops to halt Belgian advance in the Congo

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Historical Context Note

Alarmed at the advances the Belgians are making in the Congo, France sends an occupying force to forestall any further annexations of territory.
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Editors. "France sends troops to halt Belgian advance in the Congo". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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