largeDuring an official visit to France, Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé reiterated this at a working lunch meeting in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday. China “all efforts to restore security in the Sahel.”
“Regarding the regional situation and violence in the Sahel, I expressed to President Macron my full commitment to contribute to the restoration of peace and security in the entire subregion, especially recalling the presence of 1,100 Togolese in the Minusma area. “Mr. Natsingbe of the United Nations said in a statement issued by the Presidential Palace in Togo, the Mali mission.
The Sahel region is plagued by conflicts led by countless armed groups, especially jihadists. France is deploying a 5,000-strong counter-terrorism force to the jihadists.
Discussions between the two heads of state also focused on strengthening the partnership between Togo and France.
“The Togolese economy has increased its growth rate in 2020 to 1.8%, while the initial forecast was between 0.4% and 0.7%. It has shown strong resistance to the COVID shock and has the resilience to accelerate recovery after recovery. -Pandemic” emphasized the release of the press.
Since 2005, Faure Gnassingbé has hosted a Togo with 8 million inhabitants. After his death, his father Gnassingbé Eyadéma inherited his Father, he ruled the country with an iron fist for 38 years.
His final re-election was acquired after the fourth term in 2020, which allowed him to become a candidate again after the constitutional amendment.
After the arrest of two representatives of a major opposition movement in December last year, Amnesty International condemned “the Togolese authorities are increasingly suppressing dissenting voices” and the movement continued to question the outcome of the presidential election.
09/04/2021 17:57:42-Paris (AFP)-©2021 AFP