Dr. Vincent Biruta holds talks with CAR President

By IGIHE
On 9 January 2021 at 11:06

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta yesterday visited the Central Africa Republic (CAR) where he held talks with President, Faustin-Archange Touadéra.

Upon arrival at M’poko airport in Bangui, the capital city of CAR; Dr Biruta was welcomed by his counterpart of CAR, Sylvie Baïpo Temon.

Commanders of Rwandan police and military forces in CAR peacekeeping mission were also present.

Dr Biruta was accompanied by Gen Maj Nzabamwita Joseph, the Secretary General of National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS).

Later on, Dr Vincent Biruta held talks with CAR President, Faustin-Archange Touadéra at his office known as ‘Palais de la Renaissance’in the afternoon.

Rwanda and CAR enjoy cordial relations in different areas.

Rwanda is the 3th country with largest troops in United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) with over 1389 police and military forces.

During the recent presidential elections held on 27th December 2021, Rwanda sent 300 military troops to reinforce security amidst rebel groups that want to disrupt polls.

Following elections, Touadera thanked Rwanda for contribution to ensure smooth elections.

Rwanda started deploying troops to CAR in 2014.


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