The unstable security situation in Congo's eastern region is causing India to be concerned . India is concerned about the increase in the number of attacks carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) The danger of terrorism in Congo cannot be ignored, says Ruchira Kamboj .
New York, December 10: The unstable security situation in Congo's eastern region is causing India to be concerned.According to Ruchira Kamboj, the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, the activities of armed groups have gone unchecked, resulting in the killing of civilians, displacement of civilians, and a deteriorating humanitarian situation.According to Ruchira Kamboj, armed groups' activities have continued unabated, resulting in the killings of civilians, displacement of the population, and a dangerous humanitarian crisis.In her address to the United Nations Security Council, Kamboj said that India is concerned about the increase in the number of attacks carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), which includes the use of improvised explosive devices.She stated that India has long-standing relations with Congo and said that they will continue to assist the Congolese people.India has long-standing links with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).Ruchira Kamboj said that we relived our efforts to safeguard its territorial integrity in March 1961, during the Katanga province crisis.She said that India continues to play a vital role in assisting the people of DRC in their quest for long-term peace, stability, and prosperity. She emphasized that the decisions taken at the Luanda Mini Summit in November must be followed by all armies, including the M-23.Further, Kamboj highlighted that India is appreciative of the USD 6 million allocated to start the pilot phase of the P-DDRCS (Program for Disarmament, Demobilization, Community Recovery and Stabilization) projects in eastern Congo.When implementing these initiatives, she stressed the importance of a long-term commitment to results, greater community involvement, and a transparent procedure.MONUSCO peacekeepers have been tasked with a challenging situation, both operationally and politically, according to Ruchira Kamboj. We also emphasize the importance of implementing Resolution 2589 to deter a world of impunity by creating greater accountability for crimes committed against peacekeepers.We are acutely aware of the challenges that are posed by the eastern DRC, and we are fully committed to the completion of MONUSCOs mandate, according to Ruchira Kamboj.In her address, Kamboj said India acknowledges the efforts made so far towards a smooth transition and the joint transition plan reached by MONUSCO and the Congo authorities.The assessment of progress, she said, should be realistic, while also ensuring that progress made in the violence-prone provinces are first secured on a firmer foundation, to avoid any regression. India is relishing the start of the next general elections, according to her.