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Tony Blair: 'Cutting aid to Rwanda is counter-productive'

The government of Rwanda has come under severe criticism from the United Nations and human rights groups for its alleged role in supporting rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Some western governments, including the UK, have been under pressure to cut aid to Rwanda.

Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair thinks that cutting aid to Rwanda is counter-productive.

  • 27 Feb 2013
  • From the section Africa