France is set to send a contingent of 300 Special Forces to Congo, French ambassador Alain Remy revealed on Wednesday.
The troops will train Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers fighting the eastern rebels.
According to Remy, France will intervene and help Congo army hunt down the Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces rebels causing security instability in the eastern region of DRC.
Rebels from Rwanda and Uganda have been orchestrating attacks in the eastern parts of DRC.
According to a report by the Human Right Watch, the rebel raids have caused the lives of at least 450 since early last year.
France Special Forces will train DRC army on counter-terrorism while and also provide logistical support.
France is committed to rooting out and neutralizing terrorism and helping families that have been displaced by war in the region.
DRC has been plagued by violence for the past two decades fueled by Rwanda and Uganda rebels.