In Kinshasa, we’re calming the inclinations for army intervention

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday (September 8) reiterated his willingness to intervene militarily within the jap DRC to combat the Ugandan-born ADF rebellion there. He even mentioned that discussions are underway with Kinshasa on this path. In the DRC, the message was taken with suspicion.

as reported from Kinshasa, Patient Ligodi

MP Juvenal Munubo, member of the Defense and Security Committee of the National Assembly, was among the many first to touch upon phrases from the Ugandan president amongst our colleagues in France 24. He considers that the context shouldn’t be applicable and recollects that the International Court of Justice condemned Uganda for violating the sovereignty of the Democratic Territory and violating human rights between 1998 and 2003.

The deputy subsequently believes that we must always not restrict ourselves to exchanging info with Uganda as with different neighboring nations, however quite attraction for a extra native resolution by offering extra sources to the Congolese military and enhancing civil-military relations.

For his half, the internationalist Martin Ziakwau Lembisa factors out the robust native roots of ADF fighters who at present work in collaboration with sure Mai-Mai militias.

To eradicate this group, it’s needed, he says, quite to contain native communities extra.

The Congolese authorities, they are saying that at this stage it is simply a matter of exchanging info. First on the subregional degree, by means of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, particularly by means of the so-called Nairobi Pact signed in 2006; then at bilateral degree – the final high-level assembly between the 2 nations passed off in Beni, two months in the past.

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