Congo DR president tackles Rwanda for backing rebels
The President of Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, on Wednesday accused neighbouring Rwanda of backing the M23 insurgent group combating within the jap a part of the nation.
This isn’t the primary time Tshisekedi will probably be accusing Rwanda and its President, Paul Kagame, of supporting rebels to assault the DRC.
In his handle on the ongoing 77th session of the United Nations Basic Meeting in New York, the Congolese chief insisted that Kigali was nonetheless “fanning insurgent teams” combating his nation.
He insisted that his efforts at reuniting the nation and pursue peaceable settlements have been annoyed by exterior interference.
Tshisekedi stated: “Regardless of my goodwill for the search of peace, some neighbours have discovered no higher strategy to thank us than to help armed teams which are ravaging jap Congo.
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“Rwanda, in defiance of worldwide legislation, has as soon as once more not solely interfered within the DRC since March by direct incursions of its armed forces (Rwanda Defence Power RDF), but additionally occupies localities in North Kivu province (jap DRC) by an armed terrorist group, the M23, to which it gives huge help when it comes to gear and troops.
“Since my election as head of state of the DRC, I’ve not stopped combating every single day for peace. With the intention to definitively eradicate insecurity, restore lasting peace and guarantee stability within the East of my nation, a number of agreements have been signed with armed teams and even neighbouring nations.”
Rwanda had previously rejected the DRC’s allegations and in flip accused Kinshasha of being the aggressor by firing missiles into its territory and capturing its troopers.
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