Major General Victor Byiringiro
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FDLR president seeks peace talks with Rwanda

The FDLR, or so-called democratic forces for the liberation of Rwanda, has laid down its weapons and is seeking to negotiate with Rwanda, the group's president claims.

Major General Victor Byiringiro says he wants the country to become a "true democracy" and for the FDLR to be recognised as an opposition party.

But Rwanda's president Paul Kagame refuses to hold talks with a group he accuses of committing genocide, and UN peacekeepers in the DR Congo do not believe the group has disarmed.

Maud Jullien reports.

  • 10 Apr 2014
  • From the section Africa
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