The government of the Central African Republic has extended its gratitude to the Cameroon’s Head of State and the defence and security forces for their role in ensuring a return of peace and stability in the CAR.
The message was handed over to Cameroon’s Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Defence Joseph Beti Assomo during an audience grantd to the Central African Minister of National Defence and Reconstruction of the Army, Marie Noel Kayara.
The Central African Defence chief was accompanied to the audience by six-man delegation composed of the Minister of Justice and Keeper of the Seals, Flavien Mbata, the Minister of Interior in charge of Public Security, Brigadier General Linguissara Wanze Henri and four experts.
The close door discussion at the Ministry of Defence focused reinforcing military cooperation between Cameroon and the Central African Republic. the Central African Minister of National Defence and Reconstruction of the Army, Marie Noel Kayara told the press that after the crisis in her, they have come to tap from Cameroon’s experience as their is being restructured and reforms are being introduced in the security sector.
The discussion covered a wide range of issues including training and the experience sharing after the crisis. The Minister said they also acknowledged Cameroon for the retrocession of a consignment of military equipment and munitions to the CAR shortly after the arms embargo on the country was lifted.
She also announced plans to further strengthen cooperation with Cameroon in the domain of security. The visit comes a time when Cameroonian troops are participating in peacekeeping operations in the neighbouring country. Cameroonian military authorities used occasion to affirm Cameroon’s stances to ensuring international security and peace especially in the subregion.