France intensifies efforts toward Rwanda military ties

APA - Kigali (Rwanda)

Rwanda Defence Staff, Gen Jean Bosco Kazura has received Brig Gen François-Xavier Mabin, Commander of “Elements Français au Gabon (French contingent in Gabon)” who is on a four-day official visit to establish strong ties with the military in the East African nation.

A military source in Kigali revealed that Brig Gen Mabin's visit aims at strengthening military cooperation between the Rwanda Defence Force and the French Armed Forces following talks held by both army chiefs in March this year.

“We have set up a roadmap and today we are in its implementation which will result in numerous cooperation actions and exchanges starting in 2023,” Brig Gen Mabin said.

During their visit, Brig Gen François-Xavier Mabin and his delegation paid respect to the victims of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi at Kigali Genocide Memorial and also visited the Campaign against Genocide Museum.


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