Situation in Central African Republic (November 26, 2013)
France welcomes the appointment of General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko (Congo) as the AU Special Representative in the Central African Republic and Head of the African-led force currently deployed in the country (MISCA [AFISM-CAR]). This appointment was made by Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission.
Mr. Mokoko can count on France’s full support in the exercise of his responsibilities.
Once a new UN Security Council resolution has been adopted, the additional French forces that President Hollande announced would be deployed will coordinate very closely with the African force in order to help it carry out its mission.
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