General Jean-Felix Akaga, head of FOMAC, speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of FOMAC in Bangui

 
General Jean-Felix Akaga, head of FOMAC, speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of FOMAC in Bangui
General Jean-Felix Akaga, head of the Central African Multinational Force (FOMAC), speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of FOMAC in Bangui January 2, 2013. Rebels in Central African Republic said they had halted their advance on the capital on Wednesday and agreed to start peace talks, averting a clash with regionally backed troops in the mineral-rich nation. REUTERS/Luc Gnago