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Vol 6 (AAC) No 9

Published 1st July 2013


Help for the East

With European security support to be reduced in 2015, Kinshasa is counting on China and India to help the UN mission and Congolese troops

India and China are offering to help President Joseph Kabila’s government secure its eastern borders following a series of bilateral meetings in June in Kinshasa. These offers follow the announcement by the European Union that it will cut aid to Congo’s armed forces in 2015. Under pressure from Germany, the EU plans to close the EUSEC operation which has been supporting Congolese army operations in the Kivus.

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