Rwandan troops fought alongside M23 rebels in DR Congo: UN experts

GOMA, DR Congo: About 3,000-4,000 Rwandan soldiers fought alongside M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo, said a report by UN experts seen by AFP on Monday, which noted that Kigali had “de facto control” of the group’s operations . North Kivu province has been in the grip of the M23 (March 23 Movement) rebellion since late 2021, with the group seizing swaths of territory in the region and installing a parallel regime in areas now under its control.

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