UN accuses Rwanda of leading DR Congo rebels

by Blogburger on October 17, 2012

Rwanda’s defence minister is commanding a rebellion in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that is being armed by Rwanda and Uganda, both of which sent troops to aid the insurgency in a deadly attack on UN peacekeepers, according to a UN report. The UN Security Council’s Group of Experts said in a confidential report that Rwanda and Uganda – despite their strong denials – continued to support M23 rebels in their six-month fight against Congolese government troops in North Kivu province. “Both Rwanda and Uganda have been supporting M23,” said the 44-page report, which was seen by the Reuters news agency on Tuesday. “Rwandan officials exercise overall command and strategic planning for M23,”…


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UN accuses Rwanda of leading DR Congo rebels

by Blogburger on October 17, 2012

Rwanda’s defence minister is commanding a rebellion in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that is being armed by Rwanda and Uganda, both of which sent troops to aid the insurgency in a deadly attack on UN peacekeepers, according to a UN report. The UN Security Council’s Group of Experts said in a confidential report that Rwanda and Uganda – despite their strong denials – continued to support M23 rebels in their six-month fight against Congolese government troops in North Kivu province. “Both Rwanda and Uganda have been supporting M23,” said the 44-page report, which was seen by the Reuters news agency on Tuesday. “Rwandan officials exercise overall command and strategic planning for M23,”…


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