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US News Macron in Rwanda for a historical speech: Will it present the excuses of France?

13:05  27 may  2021
13:05  27 may  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

Emmanuel Macron presents the "Sport Pass", a help to push children at the sports practice

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French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Rwandans to forgive France for its role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide in which about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus died. Speaking at the genocide memorial in Rwanda 's capital Kigali, he said France had not heeded warnings of impending carnage and had for too long "valued silence over examination of the truth". But France had not been an accomplice in the killings, Mr Macron added. Rwanda 's leader praised his speech . President Paul Kagame said, "His words were something more valuable than an apology. They were the truth."

Macron in Rwanda for a historical speech : Will it present the excuses of France ? © Copyright 2021, Obs arrived this Thursday, May 27th in Rwanda at dawn, Emmanuel Macron makes a highly symbolic visit with the ambition to finalize the reconciliation process after more than twenty-five years of diplomatic tensions related The role played by France in the genocide of Tutsis in 1994. © AP - Themba Hadebe Emmanuel Macron and its South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria on May 28, 2021.

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arrived this Thursday, May 27th in Rwanda at dawn, Emmanuel Macron makes a highly symbolic visit with the ambition to finalize the reconciliation process after more than twenty-five years of diplomatic tensions related The role played by France in the genocide of Tutsis in 1994.

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The most important moment of this short movement will intervene shortly after its landing in Kigali: the head of state will pronounce A speech to the Genocide Memorial, where the remains of 250,000 from the over 800,000 victims of one of the most deadly dramas of the twentieth century.

Macron will propose to Kigali to name an ambassador of France to Rwanda

 Macron will propose to Kigali to name an ambassador of France to Rwanda Rwanda-France-Macron: Macron will propose in Kigali to appoint an ambassador of France to Rwanda © Reuters / Sarah Meyssonnier Macron propose in Kigali to appoint an ambassador of France At Rwanda Paris (Reuters) - The French President, Emmanuel Macron, will propose next week in Kigali to appoint an ambassador of France to Rwanda, we learned Friday from the Elysee.

President Emmanuel Macron has asked for “the gift of forgiveness” from the people of Rwanda after admitting for the first time that France bears a “terrible responsibility” for the deaths of hundreds of thousands in the 1994 genocide. The French premier’s visit to the east African country, as well as his words of Speaking at the Genocide Memorial in Kigali, the capital, Macron said that France had not been complicit in the genocide but had made errors of judgment that had appalling consequences. “By engaging … in a conflict in which it had no prior experience, France failed to heed the warnings and

image captionOn Friday Mr Macron met French representatives of a Rwandan genocide survivors group. French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed a panel of experts to investigate France 's role in Rwanda 's genocide 25 years ago. An estimated 800,000 Rwandans , most from the minority Tutsi community, were Julien Allaire of Survie, a Paris-based NGO that focuses on relations between France and Africa, told the BBC that there was already ample evidence of " France 's diplomatic, military and economic support for the Rwandan government before, during and after the genocide".

What words will it pronounce during this speech of about twenty minutes? Will it be until expressing the excuses of France? Request forgiveness as Belgium did, the ex-colonial power of Rwanda, from 2000?

"Watch our past face"

"The will of the President of the Republic to look at our history, our past, in the face and transparently is the best way to move forward," said Wednesday Gabriel Attal, the spokesman From the government, without revealing the content of the comments that Emmanuel Macron will hold in front of 150 people.

while personalities, such as Raphaël Glucksmann, hope for an apology in order to "turn a shameful page of the life of our nation", as the European member writes in an open letter published by "Liberation" this Thursday, The head of state nevertheless seems to refute any "repentance", as it indicated in his long interview at "Zadig" Tuesday.

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Emmanuel Macron was planning for a world beyond the US well before his anger erupted over the cancelled submarine deal. The French President calls it strategic autonomy; it could just as easily be named "Europe first". As Donald Trump, during his presidency, questioned the value of NATO and accused European nations of not paying their way, Macron warned that Europe could not depend on American military support. Now you can add betrayal to that. Macron feels cheated, accusing America and Australia of lies, duplicity and treating France with contempt.

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Whatever the words, Emmanuel Macron will in any case go further than his predecessors, especially Nicolas Sarkozy, the only president to have gone to Kigali since the genocide of 1994. During this visit in 2010, he had recognized "serious errors" and "a form of blindness" of the French authorities having had "absolutely dramatic" consequences.

But these words had failed to normalize the relations between Paris and Kigali, which have experienced intense periods of tension.

"Heavy and overwhelming responsibilities" of France

The gap has however filled since the beginning of the five-year old with a series of French initiatives to get out of the stalemate. The last of them was the release in March of a historian report [ PDF ] led by Vincent Duclert and devoted to the role of France in Rwanda before and during the genocide who started in the aftermath of death President Juvenal Habyarimana when his plane felled on 6 April 1994.

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A " historic " speech and greeted by Rwandan representatives, although he has left certain disappointments. Egide Nkuranga, President of Ibuka, one of the most important victim support associations, thus regretted that Emmanuel Macron did not show "clearly apologies" in his speech . for its part, the researcher François Graner, who has been working for more than twenty years on the role of France in Rwanda and led a judicial battle to obtain access to the relative archives At that time , said it was a "moving, historical and macron moment grows up by making such a speech ."

Macron in Rwanda for a historical speech : Will it present the excuses of France ? © Copyright 2021, Obs arrived this Thursday, May 27th in Rwanda at dawn, Emmanuel Macron makes a highly symbolic visit with the ambition to finalize the reconciliation process after more than twenty-five years of diplomatic tensions related The role played by France in the genocide of Tutsis in 1994. On June 3, 2020, the signatories of this letter - among whom the ex-lawyer Eric Dupond-Moretti , became since custody of the seals - shared their "mad hope": for the first time in twenty years

This report of 1,200 pages concludes the "heavy and overwhelming responsibilities" of France and the "blindness" of the Socialist President of the Period François Mitterrand and His entourage in the face of the racist and genocidal drift of the Hutu regime then supported Paris.

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the Rwandan President Paul Kagame has declared "to accommodate" of these conclusions, then confirmed by the report of A law firm requested by Kigali. "I think, despite slight differences in their conclusions, these reports pose solid foundations to build a better relationship between our two countries. Today, we have done 85% to 90% of the work to normalize things, and I do not think we need to waste time on 10% or 15% remaining, "he said in a Maintenance at the magazine "Young Africa" ​​.

return from a French ambassador to Kigali

"It would be a very good thing that Emmanuel Macron gives apologies," says Freddy Mutanguha, the director of the NGO Aegis Trust, who manages the Kigali memorial, "but his visit and the Duclert report are already excellent signals sent by France for reconciliation.

To concretize this standardization, Emmanuel Macron and Paul Kagame, who will hold a joint press conference in the early afternoon, should announce the return of a French ambassador to Kigali, where the post has been vacant since 2015.

General Christian since 2015.

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for both heads of state, Saleer the past would finally open "a new page", while Emmanuel Macron wants to see France weighing more in East Africa, essentially English speaking, not just in West Africa.

X1 "I have a deep conviction: In the coming hours, we will write together a new page of our relationship with Rwanda and Africa," Tweeted Wednesday evening the French president, before taking off for Kigali. X1

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a week after the spectacular eruption of Nyiragongo, one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, thousands of displaced are still Blocked in the bousasamana camp, Rwanda, where the special envoys of Franceinfo went. © Provided by FranceInfo It has frozen eyes of the one that has not slept for days. A week ago, Joseph Kalumbo's life rocked when he had to flee his home and city, Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, facing the devouring lava. "The eruption came in the night.

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