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China to fund Rwanda army marine regiment

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The Chinese government will finance the marine regiment for the Rwanda Defense Forces to improve its capabilities – as part of a broad military cooperation agreement concluded between Beijing and Kigali, RNA reports.

Visiting Defense Minister General James Kabarebe and Chinese counterpart Liang Guanglie finalized a major military cooperation agreement on Friday – concluding a 5-day trip of the Rwandan delegation.

The agreement signed Friday contains a protocol under which China will give Rwanda a grant to construct a floating dock for the marine regiment. No specifics are given in the statement from the Chinese Defense Ministry, but it could be referring to setting up marine capabilities on Lake Kivu and Muhazi.

“The ministers pledged to deepen and widen military cooperation by opening up new areas of cooperation such as research and development, intensifying military visits and exchange programmes,” said the statement.

Recent years have witnessed accelerated development of military ties between the two nations. And China says it attaches great importance to developing ties with the Rwandan military.

The two armies are involved in peacekeeping operations in Sudan.

[ARI-RNA]

2 comments

1 manyamuala { 10.25.10 at 8:37 am }

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“The Chinese government will finance the marine regiment for the Rwanda Defense Forces to improve its capabilities”
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To improve its capabilities to do what exactly? Has African Great Lakes region not lost more than 10,000,000 (ten million) of its innocent citizens already? COME ON!
With the NATO’s AFRICOM already in the region, the Great Lakes, where my people are located, is heading for corporate etermination bloodbath of what is left of poor defenselesss Africans. There is a say, “when two elephants have a fight, it is the grass that is killed”! These two elephants’ fight over natural resources are preparing to fight each other over the region’s natural resources with the help of lawless and borderless criminals currently running the Rwandan government! With this potential bloodbath, million additional Africans are going to be killed, maimed and displaced. Remember, these giants are the members of the UN Security Council with veto powers to whitewash anything their bloody hands are capable of inflicting!

2 Nkerinka Laurent { 10.26.10 at 2:02 am }

Then it is true!!! FPR yazaniye abaturage i Kivu none umenya yarabazaniye n’inyanja ubwo bafite amazi yo kurwaniramo. Ubundi i Kivu ni icya Congo-Zaire, igice kinini none tugiye kukigira isibaniro ly’intwaro z’intambara. Ese ubwo Congo izumva dutegura amahoro cyanga kuyitera? Naho Muhazi yo irimo ikama, ntabwo ariho twashyira amato y’intambara. IGIHE ITARAKAMA, TUZEREKA ABATURAGE UKO BAKWORORERAMO AMAFI YABATUNGA YUKO INTAMBARA ATARIYO IZABATEZA IMBERE!

Ariko se mwogacwamwe? Ubushinwa ko ngo buri ku isonga mubatubahiriza ikiremwa muntu ku isi, baje kudutera inkunga mubyo dusanzwe twitirirwa byo kutacyubahiriza? Ba basaza b’i Gitarama bati “Karabaye gaye, Karabaye!”

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