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Major Move By Kenyan Soldiers In Goma DRC As They Have Successfully Take Over Rumagambo City

The East Africa Community Regional Force (EACRF) Commander Major General Jeff Nyagah reiterated the commitment of the regional force to peace and stability in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

While addressing the Kenyan Contingent deployed in Eastern DRC on Saturday, The Force Commander commended the ongoing joint operations with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) to defeat negative forces.

Major General Nyagah underscored the need to adhere to the International Humanitarian Law, including the protection of civilians, and condemned the recent atrocities by armed groups against the local population that led to the loss of innocent civilians.

The EACRF forces will continue supporting the DRC in collaboration with other state and non-state actors in the ongoing efforts to restore normalcy in the region for the country’s social well-being.

The parties remain concerned with the ongoing hostilities against innocent civilians and the lack of ceasefire by parties to the conflict, leading to aggravation of the security situation in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 

The delegation resolved that in addition to Kibumba, M23 to commence a well-coordinated, sequenced and systematic withdrawal from the occupied areas of Rumagambo by 5th January 2023 and subsequently Kishishe, with the EACRF concurrently deploying forces to take over the vacated positions.

Major General Nyagah briefed the DRC President H.E Félix Tshisekedi, in Kinshasa, on the overall security situation in Eastern DRC, the current progress on EACRF deployment, the ongoing operations and the future plans for the force.

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Armed Forces of East Africa Community Regional Force Goma Kenyan Contingent Nyagah


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