Video: Paul Kagame and Kabila's envoys at the UN on Aug 27 2012-War in the Congo part of Rwanda's connection to the M23 rebels must not be ignored

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Kigali : Rwanda | almost 2 years ago
While many of the drivers of conflict in eastern DR Congo lie within its borders, an analysis that ignores the role of Rwanda in recent years is inadequate to the task of disassembling...
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Paul Kagame and Kabila's envoys at the UN on Aug 27 2012-War in the Congo

I have been observing the course of events in the Congolese crisis resolution for the last 5 months. And this week there was some commotions on both sides of belligerents. The last move was an appearance of Rwanda and the Congo in front of the UN sanction committee in New-York. Both governments delegations defended their positions. First, the Congolese government persists in confirming Rwanda as the cause of destabilization in the Eastern Congo by providing weapons, soldiers and funding to multiple militias. Therefore, the Congolese foreign minister demanded sanctions against Rwandan officials involved in planning the destabilization of the Congo. On the other hand, Rwanda continues to deny all accusations in block. Unfortunately, the Rwandan envoy didn't convince the UN panel. And suddenly, on friday Aug 31, finally, the Rwanda announced the withdrawal of 280 troops that have been in the Congo since 2009 alongside the Congolese loyal army. Remember, the Congolese grassroots know nothing about these Rwandan forces posted in the Congo for more than 3 years now, nothing. We believe they were authorized to stay in the Congo by a special presidential executive order from Kinshasa. The parliament, the people of the Congo don't know anything at all about it. That has brought in more confusion. It is hard to understand what type of relations the president of Congo has established with his Rwandan counterpart. It all seems to go against the will of the Congolese people. If there <b>...</b>
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