Rwanda on hang fire

TOKYO - Rwandan President Paul Kagame said yesterday he would send troops back into the Democratic Republic of Congo if it fails to rein in militias.

TOKYO - Rwandan President Paul Kagame said yesterday he would send troops back into the Democratic Republic of Congo if it fails to rein in militias.

But he said he was waiting for the results of landmark elections in the war-torn neighbouring country.

"If we are attacked, we will have the right and capacity to deal with the problem," Kagame said on a visit to Japan.

Rebel groups in the lawless eastern DRC refuse to disarm themselves. - Sapa-AFP

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