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Kagame meets France’s Macron

President Paul Kagame who is in New York, USA, to attend the United Nations summit, has met France president Emmanuel Macron.

According to the office of the president, Village Urugwiro, discussions between the two heads of state revolved around partnership for common interests in peace and security in Africa.

Rwanda has for a long time been requesting France to take responsibility of their role in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

President Kagame and President Macron discussed collaboration on issues of mutual interest including peace & security in Africa. (Photo courtesy)

France is accused of having played a direct role in supporting the Habyarimana genocide government in preparation and execution of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

Also, French troops who were deployed in the country for peacekeeping mission did contrary by training Interahamwe militias to execute the genocide.
President Kagame has also met Israel Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and Belgium Prime Minster Charles Michel with whom he discussed bilateral relations issues.

The Express News

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