Reopening of the Gatuna/Katuna Border-president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni And President Paul Kagame Meet on 21st/February/2020
The Rwandan government has questioned the Ugandan government to take action on the allegations of the Ugandan Brutal forces towards Rwanda, before the Gatuna/Katuna border can be opened.
This was the major recommendation of the meeting of the 4th Quadripartite summit of Luanda Communication that was aired out on the 21st /of February/2020
Both presidents including Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda respectively met on the above date to discuss matters concerning the reopening of the border point, after it was closed last year(2020).
The meeting that was chaired by the respective presidents, Joao Lourenco and Felix of Angola and Tshisekedi of DR Congo, was preceded by both countries(Uganda and Rwanda) setting prisoners from either side free, as well as Uganda cancelling the Ugandan passport of a Rwandese citizen Charlotte Mukankusi, at the request of Rwanda.
According to the summit communications, suggestions have been made of what should be done before the reopening of the gatuna/katuna border so that business returns to normal. However, this session led to the signing of the extradition treaty by both governments of Uganda and Rwanda.
The communication set between both parties at the summit clearly stated that the action must be satisfied and confirmed by the Ad-hoc ministerial Commission for the implementation of the memorandum of Understanding of Luanda.
It was also stated that the facilitators will only meet within the stated 15 days to the summit at the same place for the reopening of the borders, only if the matters agreed upon in the recommendations are fulfilled and reported to the heads of states.
During the meeting, both countries set demands which include Rwanda requesting for the stoppage of arresting its citizens, as well as handing over the suspected rebels, whereas, Uganda asked Rwanda to stop espionage and proactive public comments, not forgetting the release of Ugandans who are still detained in Rwanda.