Macron appoints researchers to evaluate role of France in Rwandan genocide

French President Emmanuel Macron meets representatives of an association of Rwanda genocide survivors, Ibuka France ("Remember”), two days before the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron has appointed researchers to carry out a two-year investigation into the role of the French army in the Rwandan genocide that is still a source of tension between Paris and Kigali 25 years later. The nine-member commission will have access to presidential, diplomatic, military and intelligence archives, the French […]

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