Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi receiving his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on June 25, 2021.
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi receiving his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on June 25, 2021. © DRC Presidency/Twitter
Inner circles DRC Issue dated 27/08/2021

Félix Tshisekedi's diplomacy: great international expectations but with neither troops nor resources

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi receiving his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on June 25, 2021. © DRC Presidency/Twitter
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi receiving his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on June 25, 2021. © DRC Presidency/Twitter
In Berlin today at the invitation of Angela Merkel, the DRC president is using every available means to pull his country out of diplomatic isolation. Rather than relying on a diplomatic corps that was largely inherited from his predecessor Joseph Kabila, he has preferred to rely on a group of loyalists from within the presidency. [...] (1894 words)
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