Photo Courtesy; EACRF Force in DR Congo.
News just in indicates that M23 rebels have accepted to the Great Lakes Ceasefire Deal upon expiry of the Friday Ultimatum that was issued by the East African Community Regional Force, EACRF Force.
The information shared reveals that the group now wants a meeting between them and ex President Uhuru Kenyatta's mediation team.
According to a statement released by the rebel group, the group now wants the Democratic Republic of Congo government led Felix Tshisekedi to respect the said Ceasefire otherwise the group would have no choice but to defend itself and to protect the civilians population against any violations of the agreed ceasefire.
The group now says that the only way for a long lasting peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be when Kinshasa will have a direct dialogue with the group.
The EACRF had given the M23 rebels upto today Friday 25 November to withdrawn from occupied territories or they expect military action from the force.
Content created and supplied by: 254Trending (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More