Egypt condemns failed coup attempt in DR Congo

Ahram Online , Tuesday 21 May 2024

Egypt strongly condemned on Tuesday a failed coup attempt in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

In a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt affirmed its support to the legitimate authority in the DRC and its solidarity with the government and people of the country in achieving stability and security.

Furthermore, Cairo called on all parties to respect democratic and constitutional rules and to preserve the state’s institutions and unity.

On Sunday, DRC's army says it foiled a coup and arrested the perpetrators, including several foreigners, following a shootout between armed men in military uniform and a top politician’s guards that left three people dead in the capital, Kinshasa

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