Australian PM confirms secret Rwandan guerilla deal

Australian PM confirms secret Rwandan guerilla deal

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison | Tracey Nearmy/Getty Images Australian PM confirms secret Rwandan guerilla deal POLITICO’s revelations have sparked condemnation from across the political spectrum. By Zoya Sheftalovich and Miriam Webber 5/16/19, 12:17 PM CET Updated 5/16/19, 12:50 PM CET SYDNEY — The Australian prime minister confirmed his country resettled two Rwandans accused of murdering tourists two decades ago in a secret deal revealed by POLITICO Thursday. “They’re in Australia,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told the “7.30” TV news program on Australian broadcaster ABC Thursday evening, just two days before the country’s general election on Saturday. He added: “They were cleared of those particular matters, in terms of Australia’s assessment of those particular matters.” POLITICO reported that in a deal struck in 2016 by Australia and the U.S.
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