PHOTOS: Uganda-Rwanda Talks Kickoff in Bid to End Frosty Relations

A collage of Uganda's Minister, Sam Kutesa (L) and Rwanda's Minister Olivier Nduhugirehe (R) making opening remarks.

The first meeting on the implementation of the resolutions arrived at in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently signed between Uganda and Rwanda to resolve the ongoing disputes, has kicked off in Kigali, Rwanda.

This comes three werks after the signing of a peace pact in Luanda, Angola, between President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda.

The two leaders committed that both countries will respect the sovereignty of each other and of the neighboring countries.

At the talks in Kigali, the Ugandan delegation was led by Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa and included Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odongo. Attorney General, William Byaruhanga and Uganda’s Ambassador to Rwanda, Oliver Wonekha are also attending.

The Rwandan delegation is led by State Minister for East African Community, Olivier Nduhungirehe.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of External Relations of Angola and the Deputy PM/Minister of Interior of DRC.

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