UN and AU welcome Uganda/Rwanda/Angola/DRC Summit

Luanda – The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region Xia Huang and the Special Representative of the chairperson of the African Union Commission for the Great Lakes Region BasileIkouebe praised the statement from the Quadripartite Summit which took place on February 21st 2020 in Gatuna / Katuna on the border between Rwanda and Uganda.

According to a joint statement both bodies welcomed the progress made as well as the firm commitment of Presidents Yoweri Museveni (Uganda) and Paul Kagame (Rwanda) to implement the Memorandum of Understanding signed in Luanda Angola on 21st August 2019 with a view to normalizing relations between their two countries.

Both diplomats also expressed their gratitude for the decisive involvement of President JoAPound o Lourenco from Angola and his DRC counterpart Felix Thisekedi in this process from the beginning said in a note the press service of the Permanent Representation of Angola to the AU.

The UN and the AU reaffirm their readiness to accompany efforts to increase trust among leaders improve relations and strengthen cooperation between countries in the region in accordance with the framework of peace security and cooperation for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region.

Source: Angola Press News Agency