DRC opposition leader Fayulu: M23 crisis no different than Ukraine war
19 November 2022 | 7:23 am
The Congolese opposition leader is calling on the international community to focus on the crisis in his country. Martin Fayulu told DW's Josey Mahachie that he believes Rwanda and Uganda are propping up M23 rebels.
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