The EAC regional drive will maintain a gathering with the M23 insurgent group

NAIROBI, Kenya – The East African Regional Power will this week face the M23 insurgent group preventing authorities forces in jap Democratic Republic of Congo subsequent Saturday.

In response to Lawrence Kanyuka, M23’s political spokesman mentioned the assembly, to be held on Saturday, December 31, shall be “in line with its continued commitment to the implementation of the resolutions of the Luanda mini-summit.”

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This comes after the M23 insurgent group agreed to withdraw from one of many occupied positions.

The M23 rebels lately withdrew from Kibumba final week, a transfer they mentioned was executed “in the name of peace”. The EAC regional drive now controls Kibumba.

Nonetheless, Kanyuka has accused the federal government coalition, which incorporates armed insurgent teams such because the terrorist FDLR, of continuous to shell M23-controlled areas, in violation of an current ceasefire.

He additional claims that the coalition “used heavy artillery and SUKHOI fighter jets to deliberately launch attacks targeting displaced populations.”
M23’s withdrawal from Kibumba was in view of the resolutions of the summit of regional leaders in Luanda final month.

It’s anticipated that the rebels – who management elements of North Kivu, together with Bunagana, a strategic city on the Ugandan border – will proceed to withdraw from their present positions and again to earlier positions.

The assembly in Luanda had additionally set November 30 because the deadline for the FDLR, a bunch based by genocidals chargeable for the 1994 genocide in opposition to the Tutsis, to repatriate unconditionally. However a month later, there are not any indicators that the FDLR has returned.

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