Sub-Saharan Africa
Sputnik brings you all the most recent information, major events, heroes and views, including breaking news, images, videos, analyses, and features.

Russia is Committed to Political Dialogue and UN Collaboration with DRC, Russia's MFA Says

CC BY-SA 2.0 / Abel Kavanagh / Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) capital KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) capital Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) capital Kinshasa - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 27.05.2024
In March, the Russian government officially announced its approval of a draft agreement on military cooperation with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Russia is committed to political dialogue and UN collaboration with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Russia's foreign ministry stated. The dedication was affirmed by Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian President’s Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister, along with Ivan Vangu Ngimbi, the Ambassador of the DCR.

During the meeting initiated by Ngimbi, the parties also explored additional collaboration opportunities in trade, economics, investment, and humanitarian areas.
Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi waves to his supporters after casting his ballot inside a polling station during the presidential elections in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023. - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 05.05.2024
Sub-Saharan Africa
'Russia, China Behave Better in Africa Than West,' DRC President Says

"The commitment of Moscow and Kinshasa to deepen political dialogue and coordinate approaches at the UN and other international platforms on mutually interesting international and African agendas has been confirmed," reads a press release on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website.