BBC: Rwanda cuts relations with France
Rwanda has accused Paris of trying to destabilise its government. France said it regretted Rwanda's move to cut ties.
Paris has insisted the French judge, Jean-Louis Bruguiere, acted on his own authority and in total independence.
Issuing the warrants, Judge Bruguiere accused President Paul Kagame - who under French law has immunity as head of state - of ordering the former president's death. Mr Kagame has denied involvement.