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Cameroon – Anglophone Crisis: Macron’s recommendations to Paul Biya

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Written by Deckson N.

Gilles Thibault, the Ambassador of France to Cameroon in his speech on the occasion of the French national day, wished that priority be given to dialogue.

Gilles Thibault, the French Ambassador to Cameroon, mentioned the Anglophone crisis in his speech on the occasion of the French national day celebrated on July 14, 2017. The daily Mutations edition of July 17, which speaks of this ceremony, reports that the French Diplomat wished that for the resolution of the Anglophone crisis, priority should be given to dialogue. It was in English that he spoke for the occasion. “It is more than necessary to give constant priority to the dialogue, after the tensions in the English-speaking Regions,” said Gilles Thibault.

In addition, the French Diplomat praised Cameroon’s bilingualism and multiculturalism. “The bilingual and multicultural nature of Cameroon is a tremendous asset in a context of globalization. I hope that the Cameroonians will benefit fully, “he said.

The head of the French diplomatic mission also pointed out that his country had never made a distinction between the French-speaking and Anglophone areas of Cameroon. He also welcomed the cooperation between the two countries. Especially in the field of security with the fight against terrorism through the war against the terrorist sect Boko haram. Not to mention the area of refugee care.

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