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The British Prime Minister and the Rwandan PR defend the agreement on the deportation of illegal immigrants  International - Germany, Europe, Africa |  DW

The British Prime Minister and the Rwandan PR defend the agreement on the deportation of illegal immigrants International – Germany, Europe, Africa | DW

Boris Johnson arrived in Kigali on Thursday morning (23.06), where he is expected to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on Friday and Saturday, and was welcomed by President Kagame at the Uruguayro Presidential Palace.

According to a Downing Street report, the two leaders at the meeting “welcomed the UK / Rwanda partnership for migration and economic development, which combats dangerous smuggling gangs, while providing an opportunity to create new life in a safer country”.

During their meeting, Boris Johnson praised Rwanda’s “moral position” in the Ukraine war, and the two leaders discussed ways to deal with the fall of the Russian invasion, citing the British Prime Minister’s Office. Food prices are hitting African countries particularly hard.

The head of the London government, on the other hand, congratulated the Rwandan president on “extraordinary” economic and social development in “a few decades.”

The Rwandan presidency said in a brief message on Twitter, “The two leaders discussed the existing partnership between Rwanda and the United Kingdom, including the latest partnership for migration and economic development.”

Controversial agreement

On Wednesday, Paul Kagame met with Prince Charles, who, according to the British press, repeatedly expressed his disagreement with the deportation plan, calling it “terrible” and he fears the Commonwealth will represent his mother. , Queen Elizabeth II.

London’s plan to send asylum seekers illegally 6,000 kilometers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda for funding to that African country has been condemned by several human rights organizations, the UN and the Anglican Church. , Which he called “immoral.”

The first flight to take the deportees to Kigali was blocked at the last minute by a June 14 European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling.

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