May 24, 2024

The United Nations Security Council renewed a peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo for one year on Wednesday, demanding an end to outside support for a mutiny that United Nations experts said is aided by neighboring Rwanda. The resolution, adopted unanimously, does not name Rwanda. It condemns “all outside support to all armed groups and demands that all forms of support to them cease immediately.” A forthcoming report accuses Rwanda of violating sanctions and an arms embargo by supporting the M23 rebel group. Rwanda denied supporting the rebels.

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