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Macron Appoints Experts to Investigate France's Actions During Rwanda Genocide

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7Dnews London

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:39 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday April set up a a panel of experts to investigate France's actions in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, which has crippled French-Rwandan relations, AFP has reported.

The commission of eight researchers and historians "will be tasked with consulting all France's archives relating to the genocide... in order to analyse the role and engagement of France during that period," the presidency said in a statement.

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