President William Ruto and former President Uhuru Kenyatta will On Monday, November 28, attend the Third Inter-Congolese Consultations of the Nairobi Peace Process ceremonial opening (Nairobi III).
The event was launched by Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye who arrived in the country on Sunday, November 27, 2022, ahead of the high-level peace talks, which will begin Monday afternoon at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.
Announcing his arrival, President William Ruto emphasized that Kenya remains committed to a quick and permanent solution to the conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
“We have a shared duty with all partner states in the East African Community to ensure peace and security in the region. Kenya remains committed to a quick and permanent solution to the conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,” Ruto said.
President Evariste Ndayishimiye is the current Chairperson of the East African Community Heads of State Summit.
The third inter-Congolese discussion, led by the EAC and focuses on restoring peace and security in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, will last through December 3rd, 2022.
The goal of the summit is to advance current regional efforts to establish lasting peace and security in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as elaborated by several efforts of the EAC Heads of State.
Nairobi III follows Uhuru’s official trip to Kinshasa and Goma, DRC, for the Mini-Summit on Peace and Security in the Eastern DRC, where he served as the East African Community’s facilitator. This will mark the duo’s first public appearance together since Ruto’s inauguration as the fifth President in September.
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