New York – The UN Security Council has renewed a
peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo for one year,
demanding an end to outside support for a mutiny that the UN experts
claim is aided by neighbouring Rwanda.
The resolution, adopted
unanimously on Wednesday, does not name Rwanda. It condemns "all outside
support to all armed groups and demands that all forms of support to
them cease immediately".
A soon-to-be released report accuses
Rwanda of violating sanctions and an arms embargo by supporting to the
M23 rebel group linked to General Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted for war
crimes by the International Criminal Court.
An unpublished annex
to an interim report by the UN Group of Experts, provided to the
Associated Press, found evidence Rwanda is "providing material and
financial support to armed groups ... including the recently established