DRC suspends flights from Rwanda over M23 rebel accusations

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (#DRC) has suspended all #Rwanda Air flights from #Kigali, after accusing the Rwanda Government of supporting #M23rebels. #WhisperEyeNews

“In view of the Rwanda‘s support for the M23 terrorists, it has been decided to immediately suspend Rwandair flights to our country. The Superior Council of Defence has cautioned the Rwandan government that is disrupting the peace process,” said Patrick Muyaya in a press briefing today.

Rwanda Air immediately announced flight suspensions to the cities of Kinshasa, Goma and Lumbubashi.

Forlong, DRC has been pointing figures to the Kagame administration in Kigali for allegedly backing the M23 rebels who have been the Eastern part of DRC unpeacefu for some time.

President Kagame denied the allegations saying that Rwanda has no intentions to support a rebel group.

The suspension comes just a few weeks after the DRC joined the East African Community.

It is believed that President Museveni of Uganda is set to meet the Rwanda and DRC President to forge peace between the two nations.

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