The Secretary-General met with the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York over the situation in the DRC.
In a readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila, Antonio Guterres reaffirmed the support of the United Nations to peace and development in the DRC.
He encouraged the Government and the Congolese political actors to remain firmly committed to the effective and speedy implementation of the Political agreement of 31 December 2016.
He extended the support of the UN to the Government efforts for the organisation of timely, credible and transparent elections.
The Secretary-General expressed the UN’s continued commitment to accompany the Congolese people on its path to peace, stability and development.