By Rodney Muhumuza and Pete Jones - Associated Press Shares
Mr. Abandi, who now is based in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, said M23 representatives met with Congolese President Joseph Kabila in a tense, two-hour meeting that also was attended by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
"He tried to accuse us, and we also tried to accuse him," Mr. Abandi said of the meeting with Mr. Kabila on Saturday. "It was a meeting to have a common understanding of the principle of negotiation. [Mr. Kabila] said he's ready to negotiate directly with us."