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Rwanda Expels French Ambassador

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Rwanda Expels French Ambassador

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Rwanda broke diplomatic relations with Paris this week and expelled the French ambassador. The actions come after a French judge implicated Rwanda's president in the fatal crash of the plane carrying his predecessor. This event is widely seen as having signaled the start of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

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