During a historic visit to Rwanda, Macron acknowledges the French part in genocide

French President Emmanuel Macron recognized his country’s role in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda on Thursday as the two countries try to turn the page over decades of diplomatic tensions over the bloodshed. Although Macron did not formally apologize, he emphasized how France had supported the then genocidal Hutu regime, ignored warnings of impending massacres, and joined the world by leaving some 800,000 mostly Tutsi Rwandans on an eerie fate.

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