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Mozambique: Powers of Rwandan Force in Cabo Delgado Cause Friction with FADM

Deficiencies in communication between the RDF and the FADM regarding the use of air assets contributed to Kigali dispatching air assets to Cabo Delgado, at a time considered crucial to combat the insurgency in its main bases, Siri 1 and Siri 2 (AM 1316).

The deployment of RDF air assets to Cabo Delgado is provided for in the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), but only a very limited group of FADM commanders were previously aware of the arrival of the aircraft. READ MORE