UK decision on aid is 'a mockery' says Rwanda minister

The Rwanda minister of finance and economic planning has called the UK's decision to withhold £21 million of aid from the country "a mockery of aid principles."

John Rwangombwa tweeted earlier this evening:

Jr_normal

If the #UK had cut aid over corruption & weak governance that would make sense but cutting it over #DRC rumors is mockery of aid principles"

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UK withholds £21m Rwanda aid

International Development Secretary Justine Greening said that the UK was withholding £21 million of aid due to be paid to Rwanda next month.