July 19, 2024
Russia hails Rwanda as a "Reliable Partner" on liberation day

Russia hails Rwanda as a "Reliable Partner" on liberation day

Russia has praised its long-standing friendship with Rwanda, as thousands of Rwandans gathered at Amahoro Stadium on July 4th to commemorate Liberation Day, marking the end of the genocide against the Tutsi and the victory of the Rwandan Patriotic Army.

In a message sent to the President of the Rwandan Senate, François Xavier Kalinda, Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Russian Federation Council, extended her heartfelt congratulations on this significant day.

“We value the Russo-Rwandan relations, which have traditionally been characterized by friendship and mutual trust. We see Rwanda as a reliable and long-term partner,” Matvienko stated.

The Liberation Day event, a deeply significant occasion for Rwanda, saw an outpouring of national pride and remembrance.

Thousands gathered to honor the resilience and unity that led to the country’s recovery and ongoing journey towards peace and development.

Matvienko emphasized the strong potential of interparliamentary ties between Russia and Rwanda.

“The interparliamentary relations with Rwanda have great potential,” she added, highlighting the importance of legislative collaboration in fostering bilateral ties.

The relationship between Russia and Rwanda has evolved over decades, grounded in mutual respect and shared goals.

This partnership spans various sectors, including education, health, and economic development.

Both nations have worked together on numerous international platforms, reinforcing their commitment to a cooperative global community.

Rwanda’s Liberation Day serves as a reminder of the country’s tragic past and its remarkable recovery.

The celebration not only marks the end of one of the darkest chapters in Rwanda’s history but also showcases the nation’s progress and aspirations for the future.

It is a day of reflection, unity, and reaffirmation of Rwanda’s commitment to peace and reconciliation.

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