NID: UN: HEDGING ON RWANDA COMMITMENTS

Created: 5/20/1994

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jl Dirtctor of Central Intelligence

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on Rwanda Commitments

Ghana said on Wednesday thai ita participation in an expanded Rwanda peacekeeping operation depends on the provision ofistic support and equipment and on an assessment by the Ghanaian military of Ihe mandate the Security Council approved on Tuesday. The South African Foreign Minister yesterday ruled out participation in peacekeeping in Rwanda,!

rit-equipped and disciplined contingent becomes available lo provide the backbone of Ihemany other potential contributors will be hesitant to take part.

The German Government is divided over the UN's requestedical unit German press reports say that Foreign Minister Kinkel would like lo be forthcorrHng because of Bonn's campaignermanent seat on theut Defense Minister Ruche opposes any further assistance on the grounds that no German interests are involved.

Ruehe adds that the German military should not participate in out-ot-NATO-area missions before the Constitutional Court determines their legality, but he probably will Week any greaterarticipation even il lix Court rules positively as expected next month. I-

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