The French president, Emmanuel Macron, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Félix Tshisekedi and the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, have agreed this Wednesday to “act in concert” to struggle against the violence in the east of the DRC.
In a assembly on the sidelines of the UN Common Assembly that is getting held these times in New York, the a few leaders have expressed their worry about the resurgence of violence in eastern DRC, as perfectly as their resolve to give a “regional reaction and coordinated” to the danger posed by armed terrorist groups in the area, as thorough by the Elysee in a assertion.
“In get to produce the situations for a frank and constructive dialogue needed for the relaunch of cooperation involving the nations of the location and in line with the Luanda method, (the presidents) have agreed to act jointly to accomplish the withdrawal as quickly as possible. of the (rebel group) M23 from all the occupied towns,” the doc states.
Likewise, Macron, Tshisekedi and Kamame have opted to facilitate the return of those displaced by war from these cities to their households, with the assist of the United Nations and its partners in the African Union, the East African Group and the Global Meeting on the Excellent Lakes Area (CIRGL).
They have also agreed to intensify their cooperation in a sustainable fashion to struggle impunity and set an conclusion to the routines of armed groups in the Excellent Lakes region, which includes the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR).
“These endeavours will be carried out within the framework of present regional peace initiatives, which includes the Nairobi approach,” the statement concludes.