By our reporter
Kaguta Museveni has said that negotiations are ongoing to address the tension
between Uganda and Rwanda which led to Rwandan authorities, closing their borders with Uganda on 27th February 2019.
Rwandan officials including President, Paul Kagame accused Ugandan authorities of abducting its citizens and locking them up in ungazetted areas.
They also accused
Uganda of hosting and facilitating dissidents especially Rwanda National
Congress-RNC and the Democratic
Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda FDLR, which have declared war on the Kigali government.
During the same time, Rwandan citizens were advised against travelling
to Uganda, an advisory which was followed with the destruction of all
temporary bridges near the border.
Addressing the media on Tuesday 30/07/2019 at the Kabale State Lodge on Makanga hill in Kabale Municipality, President Yoweri Museveni noted that negotiations are underway to find a last solution to the problem.
He observed that the closure of the border is an issue of bilateral relations between the two countries and need to be given time.
Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on 11th July 2019 met at a
one-day Quadripartite Summit in the
Angolan capital, Luanda, on an invitation by Angolan President João
Top on the agenda of the discussion, which was also attended
by Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi, was security in the great
lakes region, closure of the border by Rwanda.
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