24 February 2013

Rwanda: Kagame in Addis Ababa for Signing of Congo Peace Deal

African heads of state are in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, to sign a framework agreement on the Democratic Republic of Congo. The United ... ( Resource: DR Congo Peace Deal to be Signed )

President Paul Kagame has arrived in Addis Ababa for today's signing ceremony of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the region.

The event taking place at the African Union has been convened by the Chair of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon.

The agreement will be signed by DRC along with ten other countries of the region: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Namibia, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Also signing as guarantors are the Secretary-General of the UN, Ban, Chairperson of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zum, Chairperson of ICGLR, and the Chairperson of SADC.

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