Rwanda, Uganda regional commanders to meet

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By Robert Mugabe

Kigali- Major Gen. Alex Kagame, RDF division commander in Northern Province and Brigadier Patrick Kankiriho of UPDF are to meet Tuesday 15th over the security across the boarders and the renewed fighting in DRC, Great lakes Voice has established.

The meeting which will take place in Gicumbi (Byumba) in Rwanda will also bring together high security delegation officials from both countries. The former commander of operation “Lightening thunder” Brigadier Patrick Kankiriho, is expected in Gicumbi with Ugandan intelligence delegation.

When Great Lakes Voice, contacted the RDF spokesperson Brig Gen. Joseph Nzamwita to shade some light on the meeting, He was hesitating and reluctant to give any details.

“By the-way, how did you come to know about that meeting?” He asked. Adding that, He has no information and doesn’t know about it.

In few minutes, Nzamwita called in to say the meeting is the type of normal proximity meeting between the two countries to review security on the two frontiers.

Our security sources believe the issue of General Ntaganda is on the agenda. Sharing and deciding on information about the growing threats of Uganda’s rebels at the boarder of DRC, Uganda, and also neighboring Rwanda.

“Rwanda and Uganda army are mobilizing to intervene in Kivu situation. In fact, their elite forces are already at the ground but in secret. The two are viewing the way how they can deal with Ntaganda who also stands for their economical interests.” The source said

However, when Great Lakes Voice contacted Ugandan envoy to Kigali for the comment, Richard Kabonero said the two commanders “were meeting for the military games.”

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