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Kigali-Kinshasa Tension: Rwanda Speaks On Alleged Plot To Shoot Tshisekedi’s Plane.

The government of Rwanda has refuted claims by DRC that her citizens arrested in Kinshasa Congo had been plotting to shoot down a plane carrying the Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi.

In a statement issued by president Paul Kagame's government in response to Congolese deputy Interior Minister, Mr Jean-Claude Molipe Mandongo's allegation, Kigali accused the Congolese government of an attempt to further inflame Congolese public opinion.

Two Rwandan nationals Juvenal Nshimiyimana and Mr Moses Mushabe got arrested by the Congolese government last week in Kinshasa, the capital city of DR Congo.

They were accused of buying a plot near the main airport in Kinshasa where they would allegedly target the presidential plane carrying President Felix Tshisekedi and shoot it In a plot to murder him.

However, Kigali confirmed that the two are their cutizen working for African Health Development Organisation and have been in detention since August 30, but were paraded before the media last week to trigger ethnic violence against Kinyarwanda speakers in DR Congo.

Rwandan Government further urged the Congolese leaders to deescalate the hateful rhetoric and turn back from the path they are headed to. kigali fuether asked the International community, including those who insist on coddling the DR Congo leaders to take note and hold Congolese officials accountable for this escalation.

The tension between the two countries has worsened over the recent days with The DR Congo accusing Rwanda of supporting M23 rebels, a group that has been causing insecurity and tension in the country.

Kigali too has too has been accusing Kinshasa of supporting FDRL (Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda), a Rwanda rebel group.

Since this year started, M23 rebels have seized several towns and border points in Eastern DR Congo.


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