DR of Congo Security Council welcomes peace agreement with Rwanda

The Council President, Ambassador Jeremy Greenstock of the United Kingdom, said in a press statement that the members welcomed the agreement, which was concluded in Pretoria, South Africa, and looked forward to examining it in detail.They also anticipated hearing the considered view of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC) in due course, he added.”There’s a lot of work there for the UN to do but a lot of discussion is needed to find out exactly what that is,” Ambassador Greenstock said, noting that the Council was likely to have a briefing on the agreement early next week.Council members also expressed their “warm appreciation” to the Government of South Africa for its role in facilitating the accord, Ambassador Greenstock said. read more

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