Rwanda to back Australia's UN seat bid

Published on 15 June 2009

Rwanda will back Australia's bid for a United Nations Security Council seat, while Australia will support Rwanda's bid to join the commonwealth. (..) Australia will provide an additional $3 million to the UN World Food Program and $2.5 million to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to assist hundreds of thousands of civilians displaced by the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Many have fled into Rwanda.

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