The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, met today with Faure Gnassingbé, President of the Republic of Togo.
Mr Guterres welcomed progress towards political, institutional and constitutional reforms, including through the inter-Togolese dialogue. He encouraged Togo to continue the internal political dialogue, ahead of legislative elections planned for 2018.
The Secretary-General and the President also discussed the threats of terrorism and violent extremism in West Africa. The Secretary-General reaffirmed the United Nations readiness to continue to accompany countries in the sub-region in combatting them.