African Leaders Meet In Addis To Review Political, Security Situation In DRC (January 17, 2019)
Addis Ababa, January 17, 2019 – African Heads of State and Government today met in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to review the political and security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Ethiopia’s ri e inister r Abi Ah ed rrent hair o A and resident o anda a l a a e o th A rican resident ril a aphosa andan resident o eri seveni and hairperson o the A o ission o ssa a i aha at are in attendance of the summit
In his opening remark at the summit kicked off at the African Union headquarters, Paul Kagame, said the efforts being made to find African solutions for African problems is important to prevent foreign interference.
The crisis occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo following the presidential elections held on 30th December 2018 should be resolved by authorized institutions in the country, Kagame said.
Despite an invitation from AU, President of DRC Joseph Kabila is unable to attend the meeting due to current situation in the country. However, he is ready to accept if the African Union comes up with solutions, he said.
hairperson o the A rican nion o ission o ssa a i aha at for his part said toda ’s eetin as called ith a vie to inding a viable solution that appeals to all stakeholders involved in the DRC situation.
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