WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
December 3, 2013
Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) Russell D. Feingold will travel to Kigali and Paris to meet with government representatives and Great Lakes heads of state this week. He intends to discuss next steps in the implementation of the Peace, Security, and Cooperation Framework, including the possibility of a regional mediated dialogue aimed at resolving the root causes of conflict in the region. The United States stands ready to support the region in launching such a dialogue and advancing the Framework peace process.