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Rwanda's President Paul Kagame cleared by French court

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Mixed reactions greeted the French report that cleared Rwandan President Paul Kagame of involvement in the shooting down of a plane that sparked the 1994 genocide. The report was welcomed by Rwanda as a vindication of Kagame. Disagreements over subsequent investigations and enquiries led to a diplomatic crisis between Rwanda and France. As details of the latest investigations start to emerge, where does the judicial process go next? Tharcisse Karugarama, Rwandan Justice Minister speaks to RFI.