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Democratic Republic of the Congo


Democratic Republic of Congo – Killings near Beni (May 13, 2015)

France condemns the latest massacres carried out on May 13 near the town of Beni, in North Kivu, which left more than 20 civilians dead.

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Political relations

France’s action in the DRC is based first and foremost on the principle of respecting the sovereignty and integrity of this "African giant".

The stability of the DRC, with its enormous economic potential, is vital to peace and development in the Great Lakes region and in Central Africa. France and the DRC also enjoy privileged relations encouraged by sharing the French language.

Updated on 25.09.13



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