Kagame meets Macron in New York

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President Paul Kagame has met the President of France, Emmanuel Macron in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly.

The president’s official Twitter account did not give details about what transpired in the discussions between the two Heads of state.

In May 2018, President Paul Kagame visited France and the two presidents had discussions on trade, investment, technology, health and the bilateral relations between the two countries.

The historical visit of Kagame at the Elysee seemed to open a new road in the two countries relation that has been ‘complex and complicated’ due to the role France in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, a role France has not yet apologized for.

During the visit, French President Emmanuel Macron announced his support for Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo who is a candidate for the post of the Secretary General of the International Organization of la Francohonie (OIF).S

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