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Belgium dismantles statue of former monarch as king expresses 'deepest regrets' for DR Congo colonial abuses

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Belgium on Tuesday dismantled the statue of King Leopold II, the former monarch held responsible for the deaths of millions of Africans, as the country’s current king expressed his “deepest regrets” for Belgium’s colonial past.
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The king of Belgium has written to Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi to express his "deep regret" over Belgium's colonial past. David Doyle reports.

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