Museveni leaves for Angola to meet Kagame over border row

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President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday left for Angola’s capital Luanda, for a quadripartite summit as part of the continuation of the dialogue process aimed at finding a lasting solution to the differences between two brotherly countries- Rwanda and Uganda.



At Entebbe Airport The President was seen off at Entebbe International Airport by the Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo, the Head of Civil Service John Mitala and Chief of Defence Forces General David Muhoozi.
According to a statement from the Angolan presidency, distributed to the press on Saturday, the quadripartite summit will bring together President Joao Lourenco of Angola, Felix Tshisekedi of DR Congo, Paul Kagame, and Yoweri Museveni.



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Rwanda and Uganda reached understanding after contacts undertaken by Angola with the DR Congo’s assistance, according to a note of the civil office of President Joao Lourenco.



The Aug. 21 event is a followup of the July 12 summit also held in Angola’s Luanda which brought together the heads of state of the four countries cited above. At the last meeting, Rwanda and Uganda reached understanding to resolve tensions that have erupted between their two countries in recent months, after contacts undertaken by Angola with the DR Congo’s assistance. The Angola foreign minister has in the past week visited Kigali and Kampala to seal the deal.

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