Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Nations of the African Outbreak Response Alliance conclude series of virtual symposiums on healthcare, COVID19 response

10:38 AM10/14/2020
Topics included threats and opportunities in the COVID-19 environment, best practices in prevention and response to COVID-19, biosecurity threat reduction, and disease management during COVID-19.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams joins allies, partners for exercise Grand African NEMO

9:18 AM10/16/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams recently completed tracking and maneuvering exercises with Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Cabo Verde, and Morocco.
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U.S., Democratic Republic of the Congo relaunch military cooperation

12:00 AM10/28/2020
Ambassador Mike Hammer, U.S. ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and DRC Minister of Defence Crispin Atama Tabe, sign a memorandum of understanding Oct. 28, 2020, to relaunch military cooperation between the two countries.
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U.S., Democratic Republic of the Congo relaunch military cooperation

12:00 AM10/28/2020
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U.S. Africa Command senior leaders strengthen foundation of partnership with African countries

10:26 AM1/28/2021
A U.S. Africa Command delegation arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Jan. 27, following a historic visit to Sudan Jan. 25-27.
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U.S. Africa Command senior leaders strengthen foundation of partnership with African countries

1:15 PM1/28/2021
U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Embassy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and DRC leaders meet to discuss importance of professional and accountable military forces, the impact of armed terrorist groups and areas for cooperation and support Jan. 28, 2021. “Civilians, Soldiers, and countries need to be connected and work together to bring peace and prosperity to the DRC and region,” said Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement, during the meeting with DRC Deputy Minister of Defense Sylvain Mutombo (left).
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U.S. Africa Command senior leaders strengthen foundation of partnership with African countries

1:15 PM1/28/2021
U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Embassy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and DRC leaders meet to discuss importance of professional and accountable military forces, the impact of armed terrorist groups and areas for cooperation and support Jan. 28, 2021. “Civilians, Soldiers, and countries need to be connected and work together to bring peace and prosperity to the DRC and region,” said Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement, during the meeting with DRC Deputy Minister of Defense Sylvain Mutombo (second from left), Gen. Celestin Mbala (far left) and Rear Adm. Heidi Berg (right), director of intelligence, U.S. Africa Command.
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U.S. Africa Command senior leaders strengthen foundation of partnership with African countries

12:00 AM1/28/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, Rear Admiral Heidi Berg and a U.S. Africa Command delegation met with Democratic Republic of the Congo President Tshisekedi and his DRC delegation Jan. 28.
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Press Release

U.S. Africa Command leaders visit DRC

9:23 AM1/30/2021
A U.S. Africa Command delegation visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo to demonstrate support for the Congolese commitment to enhancing military professionalism and welcome the countries’ re-established security cooperation relationship, Jan. 27-30.
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U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

4:04 PM2/1/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the Commander for civil-military engagement and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg engage with news media in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Young and Berg's engagements renewed partnerships and discussions centered on commonalities, shared values, mutual interests, and the need to strengthen regional capacity to address security challenges.
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U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

4:06 PM2/1/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the Commander for civil-military engagement met with high-level Congolese military and civilian leaders, including President Felix Tshisekedi, Defense Minister Aime Ngoy Mukena, Deputy Minister of Defense Sylvain Mutombo, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the DRC Gen. Célestin Mbala Munsense and DRC general officers. Topics included ongoing professionalization of the military force, rule of law, protection of human rights, military justice, accountability, and promoting security and stability, among other subjects.
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U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

4:06 PM2/1/2021
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg discusses with Sudanese military senior leadership security threats in Africa and the need to improve coordination and information sharing between regional partners and the U.S.
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Press Release

U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

4:12 PM2/1/2021
The trip occurred during a critical time for Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as both countries navigate paths toward democracy and civilian-led governments. Engagements renewed partnerships between the U.S. and these African nations and provided opportunities to discuss commonalities, shared values, pursue mutual interests, and strengthen the regional capacity of these nations to address security challenges.
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U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

12:02 AM2/2/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the Commander for civil-military engagement, presents a gift on behalf of Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, to Defense Minister Aime Ngoy Mukena Jan. 29. The U.S. Africa Command delegation and DRC government and military officials discussed a shared commitment to enhance cooperation, partnership, and the goal of building a more peaceful and prosperous DRC.
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Virtual African Air Chiefs Symposium strengthens alliances

12:00 AM4/6/2021
The 10th annual AACS focused on exchanging experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa.
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U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

9:12 AM6/14/2021
The trip occurred during a critical time for Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as both countries navigate paths toward democracy and civilian-led governments. Engagements renewed partnerships between the U.S. and these African nations and provided opportunities to discuss commonalities, shared values, pursue mutual interests, and strengthen the regional capacity of these nations to address security challenges.
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