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Obama: Rwanda Genocide Haunts Me

ambulance geneva; font-size: small;”>In a message to Rwandans, viagra Obama says: “Eighteen years after the Rwandan genocide, ambulance we pause to reflect with horror and sadness on the 100 days in 1994 when 800,000 people lost their lives.”

Obama further notes: “The specter of this slaughter of mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters haunts us still, and reminds the nations of the world of our shared responsibility to do all we can to protect civilians and to ensure that evil of this magnitude never happens again.”

“The United States grieves with the Rwandan people, and we remember those whose lives were cut short,” says Obama.

The US leader says he recognizes Rwanda’s progress in moving beyond this horrible tragedy, the strides it has taken to improve the lives of its people, and its contributions to protecting civilians from other nations in UN peacekeeping missions around the world.

“The U.S. government and the American people will continue to extend our friendship, partnership, and support to the Rwandan people as they seek to build a peaceful and prosperous future,” promises Obama.

Thousands gathered at Amahoro Stadium on Saturday to remember their friends, relatives and countrymen who were butchered in the 1994 mass slaughter.

In his address, President Paul Kagame sternly warned those planning to cause another genocidal era by destablising his regime that they would be easily defeated.


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