Kigali, 4 December 2013

This morning at Urugwiro Village, President Kagame received Russell Feingold, US Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

President Kagame welcomed Russell Feingold’s and reiterated Rwanda’s support for regional and international peace efforts for the DRC.‎

President Kagame and Russell Feingold shared ideas on the next steps in the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework. They agreed on the need for initiatives that complement existing efforts aimed to assist the DRC Government to solve the root causes of recurrent crises.

President Kagame and the US Special Envoy Russell Feingold also agreed that ‎a sustainable solution must include the neutralization of the FDLR as a matter of priority.