17 August 2022
Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi took the helm of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) this Wednesday, August 18, at the end of the 42nd ordinary summit of heads of state and government of this regional organization which s is open in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
During his speech Tshisekedi did not fail to thank the Community for having dispatched, for ten years, 3000 men within the United Nations mission (MONUSCO) in the DRC with the special mandate to fight armed groups.
In addition, the Congolese President particularly congratulated the three contributing countries that form this brigade: South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi, “whose valiant soldiers share their fate with ours at the cost of the supreme sacrifice so that peace come back to the eastern part of our country.”
Note that the Congolese Head of State has already chaired the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) since the beginning of 2022.