31 July 2013

Central African Republic: CAR Presidential Envoy Appreciates Cameroon's Support

Photo: Brice Blondel/HDPTCAR
Soldiers of the Central African Republic’'s armed forces.

Idriss Salao yesterday handed a sealed message to Prime Minister Philemon Yang.

A special envoy of the President of the Central African Republic, CAR's transitional government, His Excellency Michel Djotodia on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 expressed the gratitude of his government to the government of Cameroon for supporting the ongoing peace process in CAR and the maintenance of the headquarters of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, CEMAC in Bangui.

The special envoy, Minister, Deputy Director of the Civil Cabinet of the Presidency of CAR, Idriss Salao had discussions with Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang at the Star Building in Yaounde during which he handed his President, Michel Djotodia's sealed message to be forwarded to President Paul Biya.

Idriss Salao told the press after the discussions that he briefed the Prime Minister on the security situation in the country. He said security and peace were progressively returning to the country and thanked Cameroon's contingent in the Central African Multinational Force, FOMAC that has contributed much to the peace process.

He equally expressed gratitude for Cameroon's support for the headquarters of CEMAC Commission to be maintained in Bangui, the capital of CAR, during the CEMAC Summit that took place on June 14, 2013 in Libreville, Gabon. Some CEMAC member countries wanted the headquarters to be relocated but Cameroon insisted on its maintenance pleading for efforts to be stepped up for security and peace to return to the Central African Republic.

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