Faure Gnassingbé meets the French President

26/09/2012
Faure Gnassingbé meets the French President

The President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé, met his French counterpart Francois Hollande in NY on Tuesday afternoon.

The two leaders discussed the Sahel crsis extensively and particularly focused on the Malian situation.

Mr. Gnassingbé discussed the ECOWAS project of sending a multinational military force in Mali but stressed that all African states would be welcomed to join the coalition.

Responding to the argument that a military intervention would violate Mali's sovereignty, Togo's President replied that half of Mali's territory was in the hand of terrorist organizations.

Francois Hollande declared he would support a resolution at the UNSC that would enable Mali to recover its territorial integrity and assured that France would support an African-led initiatives.

The two men also discussed terrorism and maritime piracy.

Regarding bilateral relations, Mr. Gnassingbé informed the French president of the preparations for the upcoming parliamentary and local elections in Togo. He expressed his wish that these elections would take place smoothly and transparently. 

IL NE FALLAIT PAS MANQUER

Exploiter la puissance du commerce pour lutter contre la pauvreté

Développement

Le Togo a bénéficié pendant 3 ans du Cadre intégré renforcé (CIR), une initiative de l'organisation mondiale du commerce. 

La qualité des soins est l'objectif central

Santé

Le président Faure Gnassingbé s’est rendu mardi au CHU Sylvanus Olympio de Lomé, le plus grand hôpital du pays.

Mutualiser le renseignement

Coopération

Les ministres de la Sécurité du Conseil de l’Entente ont validé ce weekend à Lomé le mécanisme ‘Entente Renseignements’.

Pas suffisant pour être qualifié

Sport

Malgré sa victoire dimanche à Lomé face au Gabon (2-1), le Togo dit adieu au second tour des éliminatoires de la coupe d’Afrique des Nations des moins de 20 ans.