Kagame welcomes France 'change' on Rwanda as archives opened

Two French soldiers stand guard at the Nyarushishi Tutsis refugees’ camp on April 30, 1994.

Two French soldiers stand guard at the Nyarushishi Tutsis refugees’ camp on April 30, 1994.

Photo credit: File | AFP

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Wednesday signalled he was ready for a new phase in ties with France after a landmark report acknowledged French responsibility over the 1994 genocide, as Paris ordered the opening of key archives.

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