President Paul Kagame has said that the issue of predictable financing for peace support operations is a critical one as Africa works to ensure security and stability.
Kagame was speaking yesterday at a working luncheon on the Financing of African Union-Led Peace Support Operations on the sidelines of African Union Heads of States and Governments Summit that was taking place in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
The luncheon was hosted by Mauritania President Abdel Aziz.
It was also attended by France President, Emmanuel Macron and African Union Heads of State and Government.
The Chairperson of African Union stressed that peace support operations is a critical issue for Africa to be a stable continent.
“The issue of predictable financing for peace support operations is a critical one, as we work to ensure security and stability on our continent,” Kagame said.
He said that France is Africa’s important partner in the fight against terrorism in Africa.
“France is an important partner in the fight against terrorism in Africa. This is why we are pleased to have this conversation with President Macron today, to ensure that peace operations on the continent have sufficient and sustainable funding,” he said.
African Union has an organ called ‘Peace and Security Council’. The organ was established for prevention, management and resolution of conflicts.src:igihe
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