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UN chief praises improved Rwanda - DRC relations

URUGWIRO VILLAGE - The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the renewal of relations between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He made the remarks yesterday during his meeting with President Paul Kagame at Urugwiro Village as part of his nine-day trip to Africa. The UN boss told a brief news conference that he congratulated the President for cooperating with the DRC government in efforts to pacify the Congolese eastern region. Ki-Moon commended the recently concluded joint military operations between the two countries to hunt down rebels of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) and called for more mutual cooperation in ensuring regional security. 
President Kagame and the First Lady pose for a photograph with UN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon and his wife after their talks at Urugwiro Village yesterday. (PPU Photo).
President Kagame and the First Lady pose for a photograph with UN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon and his wife after their talks at Urugwiro Village yesterday. (PPU Photo).
Eugène Kwibuka