These are the files of former President François Mitterrand and his prime minister 27 years after the genocide.
largeAccording to the publication of the “Official Journal”, France opened to the public on Wednesday important archives related to the situation in Rwanda from 1990 to 1994. The Tutsi genocide in Rwanda began 27 days in the country.
These are the archives of former President François Mitterrand and his then Prime Minister Edward Balladur (Édouard Balladur), to which the Committee of Historians can submit a report stating that France has been Rwanda’s responsibilities.
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Some of these documents, including diplomatic cables and confidential statements, appeared in a report on France’s role in Rwanda from 1990 to 1994 issued by the Committee of French Historians at the end of March.
Ducrete’s report reviewed France’s commitments in these four decisive years. In these four decisive years, the Hutu regime experienced genocide, leading to the tragedy of 1994: April to July, approximately 800,000 people went extinct in the harsh environment, most of them Tutsi. They particularly emphasized the responsibilities of François Mitterrand and his special staff, who often ignored warnings about the risk of genocide.Several commemorative events are planned, especially in France, to commemorate the 27thE The anniversary of the beginning of the genocide.
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After a moment of meditation and after the flowers bloom in Paris at 10 am, several formal speeches must be followed, and a minute of silence must be observed at noon. When submitting the Duclert report, Emmanuel Macron stated that he hoped to establish an “irreversible” friendly relationship with Kigali. Even with the relaxation of relations between the two countries as the French president came to power in 2017, France’s role in Rwanda has been an explosive topic for more than 25 years. This is also the subject of intense and heated debates among researchers, scholars and politicians.