United nation has welcomed the signing of the Luanda agreement by Uganda and Rwanda whose relationship has been simmering over the last 3 years.

“The Secretary-General welcomes the signing of the 21 August 2019 in Luanda, Angola, of a Memorandum of Understanding between Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda, with the aim of normalising bilateral relations between the two countries,” A statement issued today by UN spokesperson stephane Dujaric,s

He encouraged the parties to implement the agreement in good faith, with a view to restoring friendly relations and cooperation between the two neighboring states, in the interest of peace, stability and sustainable development in the region.

“The Secretary-General recognizes the important role of Presidents João Lourenço of Angola and Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in facilitating the signing of the Memorandum. The Secretary-General stands ready to support the momentum generated through this and other initiatives to advance peace, cooperation and integration in the region,” the statement writes.

The UN’s Communique follows after the heads of the state, President Paul Kagame, Yoweri Kaguta of Uganda, Joao Lourenco of Angola, Felix Tshikedi of DRC sign Angola Quadripartite Summit agreement on co-operation and security and enhancing good relations among the signatories.

The Angola Quadripartite Summit agreement called for Uganda and Rwanda to improve on the political and economic relations between the four countries.

The agreement was signed on this Wednesday, August, 2019 in Luanda Angola.

The Express News

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