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France to Skip Rwanda Genocide Ceremony

France has cancelled plans to attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide following allegations by Rwanda's president that France participated in the mass killings. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal told VOA that France was surprised by the declarations. He said the accusations go against the ongoing process of reconciliation between the two countries. Rwandan President Paul Kagame told the weekly Jeune Afrique that France and Belgium played...

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